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Jim Quondamatteo

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Jim Quondamatteo
Date of birth: (1927-10-07)October 7, 1927
Place of birth: Hamilton, Ontario
Date of death: November 16, 2006(2006-11-16) (aged 79)
Place of death: Hamilton, Ontario
Career information
CFL status: National
Position(s): G
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College: none - Hamilton Tigers
Organizations
As player:
1948
1949
1950-1955
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Montreal Alouettes
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1950, 1951, 1953
Honors: 1949, 1954, 1955 - Grey Cup Champion

Jim Quondamatteo (October 7, 1927 – November 16, 2006), a lifelong resident of Hamilton, Ontario, was a championship offensive guard for three professional Canadian football teams.

Quondamatteo started his career with the Hamilton Tigers in 1948, but moved to the Montreal Alouettes in 1949, playing 12 games and helping them win their first Grey Cup. He then played for the Edmonton Eskimos for six seasons (1950 to 1955.) As an unsung hero, blocking for greats like Jackie Parker, Normie Kwong, Rollie Miles, Bernie Faloney, Don Getty and Johnny Bright, he helped the Eskimos win two Grey Cup games, in 1954 and 1955.[1]

He was past President of the Hamilton Real Estate Board and a prominent restaurateur, and was survived by his wife of 55 years, Gladys, and three children.[2]

References

  1. ^ [1] CFLAPEDIA entry - Jim Quondamatteo
  2. ^ [2] Vincent Albert Quondamatteo


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