Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.87
Date:
1976
Description:
John Barrow bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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John Barrow

Playing Career

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1957 - 1970

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Offensive Tackle
1957 - 1960 (4)

All-Eastern Defensive Tackle
1957 - 1960 (4)

All-Canadian Defensive Tackle
1962, 1964 - 1967 (5)

Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Lineman
1962 (1)

All-Eastern Middle Guard
1963, 1964 (2)

All-Canadian Middle Guard
1963 (1)

Canadian Football League (CFL) Lineman of the Century
1967 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1957 - 1959, 1961 - 1965, 1967 (9)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1957, 1963, 1965, 1967 (4)

Career Highlights

  • Member of the All-Time Hamilton Tiger-Cats team.

  • 5th on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats All-Time games played list with 192 games played.


John Barrow was an outstanding lineman during his 14-year career. He was selected to 16 All-Star teams.

From 1957 until 1960, Barrow was an All-Eastern Offensive and Defensive Tackle. He played in nine Grey Cup games and was nominated eight times for the Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Lineman.

Following his playing career, John Barrow went to cross provincial rival, Toronto Argonauts and joined them as the General Manager from 1971 until 1975.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1976 as a player.

Class of 1976




John BarrowWayne HarrisChester McCanceRobert SimpsonHarry C.F. Spring

People:
Barrow, John
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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