1962 Red Wings among Hamilton hall of fame inductees

Shopping May 06, 2015 by Mark Newman Hamilton Mountain News

Their line-up included the likes of Paul Henderson (later hero of the 1972 Summit Series), Ron Ellis, Pit Martin and Lowell MacDonald.

The 1962 Memorial Cup winning Hamilton Red Wings are among the 2015 inductees to the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame.

Coached by Eddie Bush, the Red Wings lost only one game in the then OHA playoffs that season.

They swept the St. Catharines Teepees and Niagara Falls Flyers and beat St. Michael’s Majors in five games.

The Red Wings then swept the Quebec Citade3lles in the Eastern Canada Championship and beat the Edmonton Oil Kings in five games in the Memorial Cup.

They are being honoured in the team category.

Track athlete, coach, mentor and volunteer, Pat Cole is being inducted in the athlete-builder category.

Cole has won a number of national championships as an athlete and coach.

In 1959 she was a member of the Canadian track team at the Pan Am Games in Chicago.

She began the women’s outdoor track program at McMaster University and was the first woman named to the McMaster Sports Hall of Fame.

Footballer Rocky DiPietro is being inducted in the athlete’s category.

He spent 14 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a slotback and wide receiver.

Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, the University of Ottawa graduate caught 706 passes for 9,762 yards and 45 touchdowns and won a Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1986.

DiPietro caught passes for more than 1,000 yards four times and won numerous CFL awards and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

The voice of the Tiger-Cats for 26 years, Norm Marshall is being inducted posthumously as a builder.

Marshall began his broadcasting career of 55 years at CKTB in St. Catharines before moving on to CHML radio and CHCH television when it began in 1954.

He was well known for his play-by-play call of the Junior A Hamilton Tiger Cubs and the Red Wings form the Hamilton Forum on Barton Street.

Marshall and Larry O’Brien were the commentators of the first Grey Cup game to be telecast in 1952.

Golfer Claude Pattemore is being inducted posthumously in the athlete’s category.

He won more national and international golf titles than any other Canadian but could not see any of them.

Pattemore was nearly killed and lost his sight in a dynamite explosion in 1948.

He took up golf three years later at the insistence of a friend.

By 1949 he was the best blind golfer in Canada and was one of North America’s premier blind players for more than 20 years

He shot a personal best 78 on Chedoke’s Beddoe course and carded an 86 in competition, a record that stood until 1989.

Former Tiger-Cat and Arizona State quarterback Joe Zuger is being inducted as an athlete/builder.

Zuger threw for 12,676 yards and 76 touchdowns in his 10 seasons in Hamilton.

In his first start with the Cats Zuger tossed eight touchdown passes in a 67-21 win over Saskatchewan setting a CFL record that still stands.

He was also an excellent punter with a career average of 45.5 yards and played defensive back.

Zuger appeared in five Grey Cups, winning three of them and later served in the team front office.

He was the Tiger-Cats’ general manager from 1981 to 1992.

The 2015 Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held Sept. 17 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre.

1962 Red Wings among Hamilton hall of fame inductees

Six teams/individuals to be honoured at annual dinner in September

Shopping May 06, 2015 by Mark Newman Hamilton Mountain News

Their line-up included the likes of Paul Henderson (later hero of the 1972 Summit Series), Ron Ellis, Pit Martin and Lowell MacDonald.

The 1962 Memorial Cup winning Hamilton Red Wings are among the 2015 inductees to the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame.

Coached by Eddie Bush, the Red Wings lost only one game in the then OHA playoffs that season.

They swept the St. Catharines Teepees and Niagara Falls Flyers and beat St. Michael’s Majors in five games.

The Red Wings then swept the Quebec Citade3lles in the Eastern Canada Championship and beat the Edmonton Oil Kings in five games in the Memorial Cup.

They are being honoured in the team category.

Track athlete, coach, mentor and volunteer, Pat Cole is being inducted in the athlete-builder category.

Cole has won a number of national championships as an athlete and coach.

In 1959 she was a member of the Canadian track team at the Pan Am Games in Chicago.

She began the women’s outdoor track program at McMaster University and was the first woman named to the McMaster Sports Hall of Fame.

Footballer Rocky DiPietro is being inducted in the athlete’s category.

He spent 14 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a slotback and wide receiver.

Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, the University of Ottawa graduate caught 706 passes for 9,762 yards and 45 touchdowns and won a Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1986.

DiPietro caught passes for more than 1,000 yards four times and won numerous CFL awards and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

The voice of the Tiger-Cats for 26 years, Norm Marshall is being inducted posthumously as a builder.

Marshall began his broadcasting career of 55 years at CKTB in St. Catharines before moving on to CHML radio and CHCH television when it began in 1954.

He was well known for his play-by-play call of the Junior A Hamilton Tiger Cubs and the Red Wings form the Hamilton Forum on Barton Street.

Marshall and Larry O’Brien were the commentators of the first Grey Cup game to be telecast in 1952.

Golfer Claude Pattemore is being inducted posthumously in the athlete’s category.

He won more national and international golf titles than any other Canadian but could not see any of them.

Pattemore was nearly killed and lost his sight in a dynamite explosion in 1948.

He took up golf three years later at the insistence of a friend.

By 1949 he was the best blind golfer in Canada and was one of North America’s premier blind players for more than 20 years

He shot a personal best 78 on Chedoke’s Beddoe course and carded an 86 in competition, a record that stood until 1989.

Former Tiger-Cat and Arizona State quarterback Joe Zuger is being inducted as an athlete/builder.

Zuger threw for 12,676 yards and 76 touchdowns in his 10 seasons in Hamilton.

In his first start with the Cats Zuger tossed eight touchdown passes in a 67-21 win over Saskatchewan setting a CFL record that still stands.

He was also an excellent punter with a career average of 45.5 yards and played defensive back.

Zuger appeared in five Grey Cups, winning three of them and later served in the team front office.

He was the Tiger-Cats’ general manager from 1981 to 1992.

The 2015 Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held Sept. 17 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre.

1962 Red Wings among Hamilton hall of fame inductees

Six teams/individuals to be honoured at annual dinner in September

Shopping May 06, 2015 by Mark Newman Hamilton Mountain News

Their line-up included the likes of Paul Henderson (later hero of the 1972 Summit Series), Ron Ellis, Pit Martin and Lowell MacDonald.

The 1962 Memorial Cup winning Hamilton Red Wings are among the 2015 inductees to the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame.

Coached by Eddie Bush, the Red Wings lost only one game in the then OHA playoffs that season.

They swept the St. Catharines Teepees and Niagara Falls Flyers and beat St. Michael’s Majors in five games.

The Red Wings then swept the Quebec Citade3lles in the Eastern Canada Championship and beat the Edmonton Oil Kings in five games in the Memorial Cup.

They are being honoured in the team category.

Track athlete, coach, mentor and volunteer, Pat Cole is being inducted in the athlete-builder category.

Cole has won a number of national championships as an athlete and coach.

In 1959 she was a member of the Canadian track team at the Pan Am Games in Chicago.

She began the women’s outdoor track program at McMaster University and was the first woman named to the McMaster Sports Hall of Fame.

Footballer Rocky DiPietro is being inducted in the athlete’s category.

He spent 14 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a slotback and wide receiver.

Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, the University of Ottawa graduate caught 706 passes for 9,762 yards and 45 touchdowns and won a Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1986.

DiPietro caught passes for more than 1,000 yards four times and won numerous CFL awards and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

The voice of the Tiger-Cats for 26 years, Norm Marshall is being inducted posthumously as a builder.

Marshall began his broadcasting career of 55 years at CKTB in St. Catharines before moving on to CHML radio and CHCH television when it began in 1954.

He was well known for his play-by-play call of the Junior A Hamilton Tiger Cubs and the Red Wings form the Hamilton Forum on Barton Street.

Marshall and Larry O’Brien were the commentators of the first Grey Cup game to be telecast in 1952.

Golfer Claude Pattemore is being inducted posthumously in the athlete’s category.

He won more national and international golf titles than any other Canadian but could not see any of them.

Pattemore was nearly killed and lost his sight in a dynamite explosion in 1948.

He took up golf three years later at the insistence of a friend.

By 1949 he was the best blind golfer in Canada and was one of North America’s premier blind players for more than 20 years

He shot a personal best 78 on Chedoke’s Beddoe course and carded an 86 in competition, a record that stood until 1989.

Former Tiger-Cat and Arizona State quarterback Joe Zuger is being inducted as an athlete/builder.

Zuger threw for 12,676 yards and 76 touchdowns in his 10 seasons in Hamilton.

In his first start with the Cats Zuger tossed eight touchdown passes in a 67-21 win over Saskatchewan setting a CFL record that still stands.

He was also an excellent punter with a career average of 45.5 yards and played defensive back.

Zuger appeared in five Grey Cups, winning three of them and later served in the team front office.

He was the Tiger-Cats’ general manager from 1981 to 1992.

The 2015 Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held Sept. 17 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre.