Billy Shipp

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Billy Shipp
Date of birth (1929-10-16)October 16, 1929
Place of birth Mobile, Alabama
Date of death June 9, 2011(2011-06-09) (aged 81)
Place of death Mobile, Alabama
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) OT/DT
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 275 lb (125 kg)
College Alabama
NFL draft 1952 / Round: 8 / Pick: 95
Drafted by New York Giants
Career history
As player
1954 New York Giants
19551956 Toronto Argonauts
19561960 Montreal Alouettes
19611966 Toronto Argonauts
CFL East All-Star 1955, 1959, 1964
Career stats

William Leonard Shipp (October 16, 1929 – June 9, 2011) was a professional Canadian football player who played twelve seasons with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes and the Toronto Argonauts.[1][2][3] He started his pro career in the NFL, playing one season for the New York Giants.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Ballot". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. 2009-10-15. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  2. ^ "Alouettes Count On Billy Shipp To Bolster Line". Ottawa Citizen. Canadian Press. 1956-09-21. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  3. ^ Walker, Hal (1966-07-21). "Argonauts Slowed Up By Stamps". The Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  4. ^ "Billy Shipp". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2011-02-12.