|Don Mosey's twenty years of commentating for BBC's Test Match Special, earned him scores of fans, fame, friends and a nickname- Alderman. Don Mosey joined BBC in 1974, prior to which he worked as a journalist for The Daily Mail and Daily Express, before becoming a radio sports producer in Manchester.
Don Mosey shared the microphone with some of the best people in the business like Brian Johnston, John Arlott and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Don Mosey earned everyone's admiration through his unwavering professionalism. Don Mosey traveled with the touring England on four occasions.
Besides being a broadcaster, Don Mosey was also a prolific writer. He authored many books and also acted as a ghostwriter for many cricketers like Ray Illingworth, Geoffrey Boycott.
Don Mosey died on 12 August 1999. He was aged 74.
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