Bill Danychuk

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Bill Danychuk
Born:(1940-08-29)August 29, 1940
Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Died:December 27, 2019(2019-12-27) (aged 79)
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight240 lb (110 kg)
College Tennessee
High school Niagara District Secondary School
Career history
As player
19641975 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1968, 1970
CFL East All-Star 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973

William D'Arcy Danychuk (August 29, 1940 – December 27, 2019) was an all-star offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League. The two-time CFL All-Star played from 1964 to 1975 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Danychuk was a part of three Grey Cup Championship teams during his time with Hamilton.

He was born in northern Ontario and moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake from Quebec in his teens. Danychuk attended Niagara District Secondary School during the first years the school opened and began his football career there that eventually led him to the CFL. [1] He died from cancer in 2019 at the age of 79. [2] [3]

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References

  1. http://www.niagarathisweek.com/sports-story/3295456-bill-danychuk-harry-steele-join-notl-sports-wall-of-fame/
  2. "Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumnus Bill Danychuk Passes". CFLAA. Retrieved January 2, 2020.
  3. https://memorials.ccbscares.ca/william-danychuk/4064056/

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