(6581) Sobers = 1981 SO
Discovered 1981 September 22 by A. Mrkos at KleŁ.
 Named in honor of Garfield St. Aubrun (Gary) Sobers (b. 1936), West Indian cricketer, considered by many as the best all-rounder of all time. As a batsman, Sobers scored 8032 runs in 160 Test innings, including 26 centuries and 365 (not out) against Pakistan in 1957-1958. As a bowler, he took 235 Test wickets, averaging one wicket for each 34 runs given up, and also an excellent close-finder. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.
 (MPC 27735 | 1996 August 28)


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