(9 December – 12 October 2002) was an Australian cricketer and occasional baseball player. Born in Leeds, England, Daniel emigrated to Melbourne, Victoria, at an early age with his family. Having attended Hampton High School, he made his first-grade debut for the Melbourne Cricket Club in the VCA district competition during the 1940–41 season, aged 16. Daniel enlisted in the Australian Army in September 1942, and served overseas, attaining the rank of corporal before his discharge in After his return to Australia, he continued to play for Melbourne at grade cricket level, and good form saw him selected to play at state level against Tasmania during the 1947–48 season. First-Class Matches played by Jack Daniel (7) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 December Although Daniel went wicketless during the match, he was again selected to play against Tasmania in two matches the following season. In the first match, a rain-ruined game held at the TCA Ground in Hobart, he recorded first-innings figures of 6/37, dismissing Tasmania's first four batsman, and then hit 44 runs in Victoria's only innings. In the next match, held at the NTCA Ground in Launceston, he took figures of in Tasmania's first innings, helping to dismiss the side for only 65 runs.