Milt was a Canadian sportswriter, joining The Toronto Star in 1942 and becoming sports editor in 1949. He wrote on almost all sports during his career, which lasted more than fifty years. In the 1990s, he was still writing three columns per week until the age of 94.
Sir Stanley Matthews, (1 February 1915 – 23 February 2000) was an English football player. Often regarded as one of the greats of the English game, he is the only player to have been knighted while still playing, as well as being the first winner of both the European Footballer
Philip Joseph Marchildon, aka Philip "Babe" Marchildon (October 25, 1913 – January 10, 1997) was a Canadian Major League Baseball pitcher. Born in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Marchildon pitched 1,214 innings with a record of 68 wins and 75 losses and a career ERA of 3.93 on the Philadelphia Athletics and the
Francis William "Frank" Mahovlich, CM (Croatian: Franjo Mahovlic) (born January 10, 1938 in Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian Senator, and a retired NHL ice hockey player, nicknamed the "Big M." He played on six Stanley Cup-winning teams and is an inductee of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
What Ada Mackenzie did in her era was remarkable when you take into consideration the role of women in society. While men dominated the world, women were shunted to the shadows of life but Mackenzie was an exception. "I started golfing when women were supposed to know more about a
Meeker missed the 1943 and 1944 seasons while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II, but returned to join the Toronto Maple Leafs where he won the Calder Memorial Trophy as outstanding rookie player for the 1946-47 season. During that remarkable first season he set the league
Angelo Mosca attended the University of Notre Dame and was drafted by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1959 in the 30th round (350th overall). He had already decided to play in the CFL, in 1958 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was traded to the Ottawa Rough Riders for Hardiman Cureton