John Hammond (Canadian football)

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John Hammond
Date of birth 1923
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Career information
Position(s) G
College McGill University
Career history
As player
1943 Regina All Services
1946 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1947–51 Montreal Alouettes
Honors 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

John Hammond (born 1923, date of death unknown) was a Grey Cup champion Canadian Football League player. He played offensive guard. A native of Winnipeg, Hammond first played senior football with the Regina All Services team in 1943, and later attended University of Washington.[1] In 1946 he joined his hometown Winnipeg Blue Bombers, playing in their Grey Cup loss to the Toronto Argonauts. He then went east to study engineering at McGill University and played with the Montreal Alouettes in 1947. He was one of the "unsung heroes" of the Larks first Grey Cup championship in 1949.[2] He played 40 games for the Als over 5 seasons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry - John Hammond
  2. ^ Montreal Alouettes Pack Power, Passing, Speed Ottawa Citizen, November 23, 1949

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