Tommy Lumsden

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Tom Lumsden
Born:c. 1930
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died: (aged 25)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G/E
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career history
As player
1951 1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Thomas W. Lumsden (c. 1930 – June 24, 1955) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He previously played for the Winnipeg Light Infantry. [1] [2] [3] The Tommy Lumsden Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the Bombers' Top Canadian. His No. 75 number isn't officially retired by the club but is unavailable in his honour. He is a member of the Blue Bombers' Hall of Fame. Lumsden died in a Winnipeg hospital 1955 at the age of 25 after emergency gallbladder surgery following an "attack" while driving near Beausejour, Manitoba. [4] [5]

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References

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=lumsdtom001
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2015-04-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. http://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-214295/name-Charles_Lumsden/
  4. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/64031016/
  5. "Tom Lumsden's Death Shocks Sports Fans", Winnipeg Free Press, Friday, June 24, 1955, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada