Harold "Prince Hal" Patterson

Inducted in 1971

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College Team: University of Kansas
Harold “Prince Hal” Patterson was a perennial all-star during his 14 year career. During the mid-1950s Patterson and fellow Hall of Fame member Sam Etcheverry were a powerful duo for the Montreal Alouettes. On september 22, 1956 they combined for a 109 yard passing play, the longest possible in Canadian Football.

       Patterson was the Eastern Scoring Leader in 1957, and during his stellar career, scored 75 touchdowns. He caught 460 passes for 9,473 yards and an incredible 20.6 yard average. Patterson was the league leader in pass receptions in 1956, and tied for this record in 1960.


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College Team: University of Kansas



Playing Career
Montreal Alouettes
1954 - 1960
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1961 - 1967

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern Defensive Back
1954 - 1958

—All-Eastern Offensive End
1956, 1957, 1960, 1962 - 1965

—All-Canadian Offensive End
1962 - 1964

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1956

—Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
1956


Class of 1971
—Jackie Parker
—Harold "Prince Hal" Patterson
—Leonard "Len" Back