Ab Box

Inducted in 1965

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Amateur Team: Malvern Collegiate

Albert (Ab) Box was an all-star halfback and a superb punter who was known for his 60-yard kicks. He scored points in both the 1930 and 1933 Grey Cup Games.

       Box played under the direction of coach Ted Reeve at Malvern Collegiate, and then later with Balmy Beach in Toronto. He was also a member of Lew Hayman’s powerful Argonauts squad of the early 1930’s.

       Box earned the full respect of both team mates and opponents because of his great talent and sportsmanship.

       Ab Box is a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.


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Amateur Team: Malvern Collegiate



Playing Career
Toronto Balmy Beach
1931, 1935 - 1938
Malvern Grads
1928, 1929
Toronto Argonauts
1932 - 1934

Awards/Honours

—Jeff Russell Memorial Trophy
1934

—Grey Cup Participation
1930, 1933

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1930, 1933


Class of 1965
—Ab Box
—Dean Griffing
—Bob Isbister
—Frank McGill
—Clair J. Warner