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Billy Shipp
Date of birth: (1929-10-16)October 16, 1929
Place of birth: Mobile, Alabama
Date of death: June 9, 2011(2011-06-09) (aged 81)
Place of death: Mobile, Alabama
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): OT/DT
High school: Murphy (Mobile, Alabama)
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 8 / Pick: 95
Drafted by: New York Giants
Organizations
CFL East All-Star: 1955, 1959, 1964
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

William Leonard Shipp (October 16, 1929 – June 9, 2011) was a professional Canadian football player who played twelve seasons with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes and the Toronto Argonauts.[1][2][3] He started his pro career in the NFL, playing one season for the New York Giants.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Ballot". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. October 15, 2009. http://www.ashof.org/index.php?src=news&refno=137&PHPSESSID=tnndwzhkmjsu. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  2. "Alouettes Count On Billy Shipp To Bolster Line". Ottawa Citizen. Canadian Press. September 21, 1956. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=4-YxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=g-MFAAAAIBAJ&pg=7162,1546435. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  3. Walker, Hal (July 21, 1966). "Argonauts Slowed Up By Stamps". The Calgary Herald. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ImtkAAAAIBAJ&sjid=7XwNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1261,1471241. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  4. "Billy Shipp". Pro Football Reference. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/S/ShipBi20.htm. Retrieved February 12, 2011.


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