|Born||1 November 1907|
|Current club information|
|1929-1939||West Ham Hammers|
|1933/34||NSW State Champion (Aust)|
|1937||National League Champions|
|1938||ACU Cup Winner|
Harold 'Tiger' Stevenson (1 November 1907 – 5 December 1994) was a motorcycle speedway racer who rode for the West Ham Hammers from 1929 until 1939 in early pioneer days, captaining the club for most of them. He was captain for their first ever meeting on 2 May 1929 at home to Coventry and was still the captain in 1937 when the Hammers won the National League Championship. He was born in London, England.He rode for England in the first Test series against Australia in 1930 and went on to become England captain. When speedway returned after World War II, Stevenson opened speedway training schools at Birmingham and Bristol to tutor a new generation of riders. He also took the role of managing the Hanley Potters.
When the West Ham Stadium at Custom House was demolished in 1973, one of the roads built on the site was named after Stevenson. [ citation needed ]During the sixties Tiger managed the Red Star Tyre Service in Katherine Road East Ham.
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