Dink Carroll

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Dink Carroll
Born
Austin Carroll

(1899-11-12)November 12, 1899
DiedApril 8, 1991(1991-04-08) (aged 91)
Alma mater McGill University
Occupationjournalist
Years active19??–1987
Employer Montreal Gazette
Awards Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award (1984)
Jack Graney Award (1990)

Austin "Dink" Carroll (November 12, 1899 April 8, 1991) was a Canadian sports journalist. A columnist for the Montréal Gazette , he won the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award in 1984 and is a member of the media section of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He also won the Jack Graney Award in 1990 from the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (1986). [1] [2] [3] Carroll attended McGill University, where he played on the football team. He earned a LL.B. degree from there in 1923, but never practiced law. [4] He wrote a column for the Gazette from 1941 to 1987.

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References

  1. http://www.cfhof.ca/members/austin-dink-carroll/
  2. "Legends of Hockey - Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award Winners". hhof.com. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1946&dat=19801115&id=qzkyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=sKQFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2684,1826999&hl=en
  4. http://www.sportsmediacanada.ca/?p=4697