Canadian Football Legends
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2013.111.01
Date:
2013
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Dan Ferrone bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Dan Ferrone

Playing Career

Toronto Argonauts
1981 - 1988, 1990 - 1992

Calgary Stampeders
1989

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Guard
1983 - 1987, 1990 - 1992 (8)

Leo Dandurand trophy
1984, 1985 (2)

All-Canadian Guard
1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991 (5)

All-Western Guard
1989 (1)

Grey Cup Participation(s)
1982, 1983, 1987, 1991 (4)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1983, 1991 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 213 games in his career with Toronto and Calgary.


Dan Ferrone, an alumni Simon Fraser University was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts in the 1981 Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft, during his time in the CFL, Ferrone was nominted by his teams for the CFL Most Outstanding Lineman and was the league finalist for that award two times.

Once retired, Ferrone became the Toronto Argonauts Offensive line coach in 2002 and in 2003, he became the Argonauts team's president. In 2006, Ferrone was named as an All-Time Argonaut and in 2007 he also was named to the All-Time Argo Team list at the Guard position.
From 1993 until 2002, Ferrone was also the President of the Canadian Football League Players Association (CFLPA).

Dan Ferrone is also a member of the Oakville Sports Hall of Fame when he was inducted in 2000.

What does it mean to you to be a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum?

"Becoming a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame is nothing short of awesome. Being a permanent part of history in Canada and forever being enshrined with the legends and greats of Canadian football, is an incredible realization! I never thought I would be a part of a Canadian Institution, for all to view, for eternity. It is an honour and a privilege. My ultimate and happiest realization of being a Hall member is that my grandchildren and their children's children, will always be able to visit and see their grandfather, fixed in time, in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame."--Dan Ferrone

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2013 as a player.

Class of 2013




Dan FerroneBrian FryerMiles GorrellJohn IrelandDon LoneyEarl Winfield

Football Reporters of Canada




Bill SelnesMark Stephen

People:
Ferrone, Dan
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