Sir Donald George Bradman, often referred to as The Don, was born on 27 August 1908 in Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia. The greatest batsman of all time, achieved 99.94 as his career 'Test batting' average which has been claimed to be the greatest achievement in any major sport. Bradman made his first-class debut at the Adelaide Oval, aged 19, in his 20-year playing career, Bradman became Australia's sporting idol. Apart from the batting average other records in his career include, 974 runs - Most runs in one series by any player, in 1930; Most double centuries, 12; Most triple centuries, 2; etc. Bradman was the first living Australian to have a museum dedicated to his life. His image has appeared on postage stamps and coins. The Royal Australian Mint issued with Bradman's image on it, a $5 commemorative gold coin. Sir Donald Bradman was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009.