Andy Tommy

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Andy Tommy Sr.
Date of birth (1911-12-24)December 24, 1911
Place of birth Hartland, New Brunswick
Date of death April 23, 1972(1972-04-23) (aged 60)
Place of death Wakefield, Quebec
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HB/Flying wing
Career history
As player
1933–1941 Ottawa Rough Riders
1945 Toronto Argonauts
1946–1947 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1936 & 1940
Awards 1940 - Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Honours Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (1976)
Grey Cup Champion - 1940 & 1945
Career stats

Andy Tommy Sr. (December 24, 1911 – April 23, 1972) was a star professional Canadian football player for eleven seasons for the Ottawa Rough Riders and one season for the Toronto Argonauts. Tommy led his team to two Grey Cup wins, in 1940 and 1945. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1976.

He worked at the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.[1]


  1. ^ "Statistics Staff Honors Tommy". The Ottawa Journal. 19 Dec 1936. p. 33. Retrieved 4 January 2017 – via 

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