Hal Waggoner
Born:(1930-01-18)January 18, 1930
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Died:December 4, 2004(2004-12-04) (aged 74)
Fort Myers, Florida
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career history
As player
19511957Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1960Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion 1957
CFL East All-Star1951, 1952

James Harold Waggoner (January 18, 1930 – December 4, 2004) was a Canadian football player, all star and Grey Cup champion who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1957.[1][2] He also played two games for the Toronto Argonauts in 1960.[3]He played college football at Tulane University. After his football career, he was a teacher in Florida.[4] He died of complications during surgery in Fort Myers, Florida in 2004.[5] His grandson Garrett Waggoner was an Ivy League all-star at Dartmouth College and played two seasons for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[6]


  2. ^ Hal Waggoner
  3. ^ CFLAPEDIA - Hal Waggoner
  4. ^ Where are they now? HAL WAGGONER Football Patton, Paul. The Globe and Mail [Toronto, Ont] 15 Nov 1984: M.14.
  5. ^ Speedy Ticat Hal Waggoner eastern all-star in 1951-'52: [Final Edition] The Spectator [Hamilton, Ont] 09 Dec 2004: SP07.
  6. ^ Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign two, lose one to retirement