Andy Tommy

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Andy Tommy Sr.
Born:(1911-12-24)December 24, 1911
Hartland, New Brunswick
Died:April 23, 1972(1972-04-23) (aged 60)
Wakefield, Quebec
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HB/Flying wing
Career history
As player
1933–1941 Ottawa Rough Riders
1945 Toronto Argonauts
1946–1947Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1936 & 1940
Awards1940 - Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Honours Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (1976)
Grey Cup Champion - 1940 & 1945
Career stats

Andrew Bailey Tommy [1] Sr. (December 24, 1911 – April 23, 1972) was a star professional Canadian football player for eleven seasons for the Ottawa Rough Riders and one season for the Toronto Argonauts. Tommy led his team to two Grey Cup wins, in 1940 and 1945. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1976.

He worked at the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. [2]

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References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-04-16. Retrieved 2019-01-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Statistics Staff Honors Tommy". The Ottawa Journal. 19 Dec 1936. p. 33. Retrieved 4 January 2017 via Newspapers.com.