South Yorkshire Times, August 13, 1949
Cricket Liking for Figure 70.
That pleasing bat, George Gibbs, former Barnsley and Denaby United footballer, now prominently associated with Hickleton Colliery Boys’ club has a cricket liking for the figure 70.
On Saturdav he scored another attractive 73 for Hickleton in their home Council fixture with Castleford. It was his third 70 in a row.
A week before be hit 74 not out against Barnsley and 70 against Appleby – Frodingham over Bank Holiday.