were perused misty eyed and photo albums displaying hairstyles and moustaches best reserved for cheap Adult films, brought the cricketing memories flooding back.
They didn't have any luck with that - the fans, that is - but aging members of the rock group REO Speedwagon gladly stopped on their way into the ballpark to sign scorebooks
, bats, balls, etc.
The Unsung Sporting Hero category, sponsored by HSBC, celebrates the people who fill in the scorebooks
, mark out the pitches, hang the nets, organise the competitions and show unstinting loyalty and dedication to the sports that they love.
For Frindall pen and paper were sufficient to produce scorebooks
that were works of art in their own right.
, scrapbooks and photos are just some of the items on display that help trace the development of the sport in the area.
But the scorebooks
did not tally, and the matter was taken to League secretary Colin Garthwaite before Paddock withdrew their objection.