Ron Howell

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For Welsh footballer, see Ron Howells.
Ron Howell
Date of birth (1935-12-04)December 4, 1935
Place of birth Hamilton, Ontario
Date of death March 16, 1992(1992-03-16) (aged 56)
Place of death Hamilton, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) RB/DB/D/LW
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career history
As player
1954–1956 New York Rangers (NHL)
19551962 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1962 BC Lions
19641965 Toronto Argonauts
1966 Montreal Alouettes
CFL East All-Star 1958, 1959
Awards 1954 - Gruen Trophy
1958 - CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award
Ron Howell
Born (1935-12-04) December 4, 1935 (age 81)
Hamilton, ONT, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career Unknown–Unknown

Ronald Howell (December 4, 1935 – March 16, 1992) was a running back for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League from 1955–1962. Howell won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1958 and the Gruen Trophy as the outstanding rookie in the CFL East in 1954. He also played four games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers. Howell is the brother of Hockey Hall of Famer Harry Howell.[1]


  1. ^ "Ron Howell". Greatest Hockey Legends. 2016-05-03. Retrieved 2016-10-05. 

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