Tommy Waldon

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Tommy Waldon
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) QB
Career history
As player
19451946 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards

Thomas A. Waldon is a former Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1945 and 1946. [1] He played football at the University of Toronto and for the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers. In 2013, he retired to Quesnel, British Columbia. [2]

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References

  1. "Tom Waldon Statistics on JustSportsStats.com". justsportsstats.com. Retrieved 2016-08-15.
  2. Lucky footballer Quesnel Cariboo Observer [Quesnel, B.C] 08 Feb 2013: 1.