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
CFL East All-Star: 1955, 1959, 1964
Playing stats at

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]


  1. "Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Ballot". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. October 15, 2009. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  2. "Alouettes Count On Billy Shipp To Bolster Line". Ottawa Citizen. Canadian Press. September 21, 1956.,1546435. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  3. Walker, Hal (July 21, 1966). "Argonauts Slowed Up By Stamps". The Calgary Herald.,1471241. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  4. "Billy Shipp". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved February 12, 2011.

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