Andy Tommy Sr.

Inducted in 1989

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Amateur Team: Ottawa Rangers Intermediates

The very first time Andrew Tommy Sr. attended a rugby football game, he ended up being one of the participants. From this humble beginning, he would go on to star in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union (IPRFU).

       In a game against Toronto on October 14, 1933, Tommy picked up a fumble behind his own goal line and ran 120 yards for a touchdown.

       He was a member of the 1940 Ottawa squad which won the Grey Cup in the only two-game championship ever held. Tommy also played six games with the Argonauts in 1945, including the Grey Cup game which was the last national championship played only by Canadian players.

       Andrew Tommy Sr. is a member of the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame and Canada‚Äôs Sports Hall of Fame.


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Amateur Team: Ottawa Rangers Intermediates



Playing Career
Ottawa Rangers Intermediates
1931, 1932
Ottawa Rough Riders
1933 - 1941, 1946, 1947
Toronto Argonauts
1945

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern Halfback
1936

—All-Eastern Flying Wing
1940

—Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
1940

—Grey Cup Participation
1936, 1939, 1940, 1945

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1940, 1945


Class of 1989
—Jerry Keeling
—Dave Thelen
—Andy Tommy Sr.
—Harold Edward "Ted" Urness
—Karl G. Slocomb