Joe "King" Krol

Inducted in 1963

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Charter Member

College Team: University of Western Ontario
Joe (King) Krol could run, kick, and pass, and became one of the greatest triple-threat players.

       Krol started with the Toronto Argonauts in 1945 and became one of best players for the Argonauts.

       Krol and his teammate Royal Copeland, was known as the ‘Goldust Twins’ as they were responsible for numerous magical plays.

       Krol scored a total of 30 points in his seven Grey Cup appearances, and for 28 years that was a league record.

       Joe Krol is a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.


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Charter Member

College Team: University of Western Ontario



Playing Career
Hamilton Flying Wildcats
1942 - 1944
Toronto Argonauts
1945 - 1952, 1955

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern Running Back
1945 - 1948

—Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
1946

—Lou Marsh Award Winner
1946

—Canadian Male Athlete of the Year
1946, 1947

—Grey Cup Participation
1943 - 1947, 1950, 1952

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1943, 1945 - 1947, 1950, 1952


Class of 1963
—Harry Batstone
—Ormond Beach
—Joe Breen
—Lionel Conacher
—Ernie Cox
—Eddie Emerson
—Hugh Gall
—Melvin "Fritz" Hanson
—Jack Jacobs
—Eddie James
—Joe "King" Krol
—Alexander Smirle Lawson
—Frank "Pep" Leadlay
—Percival Molson
—Norman Perry
—Russ "Doss" Rebholz
—Ted Reeve
—Jeffrey Cameron "Jeff" Russel
—Ben L. Simpson
—David Sprague
—Brian Timmis
—D. Wes Brown
—John DeGruchy
—Seppi DuMoulin
—William C. Foulds
—Albert Henry George Grey
—Dr. Harry Crawford Griffith
—Frank J. Hannibal
—Al "Silver Fox" Ritchie
—Frank "Shag" Shaughnessy
—Neil Joseph "Piffles" Taylor