Tommy Grant

Inducted in 1995

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Amateur Team: Windsor AKO

A multi-sport athlete, Tommy Grant starred in basketball, track, baseball and football. In 1955, Grant played in the Canadian Junior final with the Windsor AKO Fratmen.

       Grant had a career total 54 touchdowns for 324 points. He rushed 559 yards on 127 carries for a 4.4 yard average, caught 329 passes for 6,542 yards, and had a 19.9 yard average per reception. Grant returned 215 punts for 1,229 yards, had 80 kickoff returns for 1,998 yards, and intercepted 4 passes for 82 return yards.

       Grant was the league leader in 1957 with a 29.4 yard kickoff return average and was the Eastern Conference leader in 1962 with a 30.8 yard kickoff return average.

       Grant played in nine Grey Cup championships.

       Tommy Grant is a member of the Windsor Essex County Sports Hall of Fame.


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Amateur Team: Windsor AKO



Playing Career
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1956 - 1968
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1969

Awards/Honours

—Gruen Award for Eastern Division Canada Rookie of the Year
1956

—All-Eastern Running Back
1963

—All-Eastern Flanker
1964

—All-Canadian Flanker
1964

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Canadian
1964

—Grey Cup Participation
1957 - 1959, 1961 - 1965, 1967

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1957, 1963, 1965, 1967


Class of 1995
—Dieter Brock
—Tommy Grant
—Gregory B. Fulton