11 March 1921|
Santa Cruz, Trinidad
||10 September 1989
Melbourne, Florida, United States
||Right-handed batsman (RHB)
Jeffrey Baxter Stollmeyer (11 March 1921 – 10 September 1989) was a Trinidad and Tobago cricketer and footballer. He played 32 Tests for the West Indies, captaining 13 of these.
Stollmeyer was born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad. He played in his first Test at the age of eighteen and made a 59 in his debut innings at Lord's. Stollmeyer gained the captaincy during the 1951/2 tour of Australia after John Goddard stood down in that series. He retained the captaincy during the West Indies' next three series, all of which were played at home.
After his playing career, Stollmeyer had a long and distinguished career in cricket administration. He served as President of the West Indies Board of Control from 1974 until 1981, a tenure distinguished by his opposition to Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket. In 1979 he was awarded Trinidad and Tobago's Chaconia Medal (Gold).
In June 1988 Stollmeyer was celebrated on the $2.50 Trinidad and Tobago stamp alongside the Barbados Cricket Buckle.
Stollmeyer died in a hospital in Melbourne, Florida, after suffering wounds from home invaders in his home in Port-of-Spain.
His nephew, John, is a former footballer who played 31 games for the United States.
- Stollmeyer's 1983 autobiography is entitled Everything Under the Sun.
- Jeff Stollmeyer's older brother Vic also played Test cricket for the West Indies.
- Jeff Stollmeyer's older brother Hugh Stollmeyer was one of Trinidad's great painters. His work was very influential towards the Caribbean art movement.
Jeffrey Stollmeyer Montage.m4v
Done for an award ceremony.
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jeffery whight and phillip, EM Studios, Exit Marketing, production Studio, Trinidad, port of spain.
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Two On Acid - The Final Lap (B2) (1995)
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Not long after I started working for Wisden Cricket Monthly, I asked the editor, David Frith, why Wisden's style for Trinidad's capital Port-of-Spain included the hyphens, as I'd usually seen it without. "Jeff Stollmeyer told me it had them," he ...
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Jeff Stollmeyer is not a well known figure in the history of West Indies cricket. A white man from a privileged Trinidad cocoa planting family, he never had to face the challenges experienced by the black and Asian cricketers he played with. Yet he was ...
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:53:50 -0800
Virat Kohli and Steve Smith both captained their respective sides for the first time in Tests and both hit a century in their maiden innings as Test captain. Bharath Seervi highlights the achievements of Kohli and Smith and lists the other players who ...
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:16:34 -0700
1989 - Former West Indies test captain Jeff Stollmeyer dies in hospital in Florida after being injured by intruders at his home at Port of Spain, Trinidad. * Stollmeyer was a Trinidad and Tobago cricketer and footballer. He played 32 tests for the West ...
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:51:25 -0700
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:18:45 -0700
And Jeff Stollmeyer, the West Indies opening batsman, wrote in his West Indies in India diary: “He was fighting all the way. Lucky in parts, but a very plucky innings.” A decade later at the same Kotla, Adhikari became India's fourth captain for the ...
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:56:43 -0700
Jack Badcock's high-quality record of the Australians' tour of England in 1938 has also been shown for the first time in public; so too, at the NFT, Jeff Stollmeyer's film of West Indies' 1951-52 tour of Australasia. Although damaged in storage, it ...
Wed, 07 May 2014 05:31:45 -0700
The West Indians wanted to quit the tour midways, but Don Cameron, senior New Zealand journalist, managed to convince his mate Desmond Haynes (and subsequently the manager, Jeff Stollmeyer) to stay back. The next morning saw Croft bouncing one at ...
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