Thanks to Tim Worstall.
A village cricketer kept on batting through a heart attack because he stood to make his first half-century of the season.
Unfortunately, Jim Young was still on 48 when he ran out of partners. An ambulance then took him to hospital in Harlow, Essex, and, later, to a specialist unit at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London where he had surgery.
Friday, September 01, 2006
Play up and play the game
From the Daily Telegraph: