American Football Database
American Football Database
Juan Sheridan
Date of birth: February 2, 1925
Place of birth: Havana, Cuba
Date of death: October 7, 1969
Place of death: Howick, Quebec
Career information
Position(s): Guard, Tackle
 As player:

Montreal St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy
Toronto Indians
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
Honors: 1944, 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

Juan Sheridan was a Grey Cup champion Canadian Football League player.

Sheridan won his first Grey Cup with Montreal St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy team in 1944 (when league play was suspended during World War II.) After three seasons in the Ontario Rugby Football Union with the Toronto Indians and Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers, he began a nine-year career with the Montreal Alouettes. Over the course of 105 regular season games he scored only 1 touchdown, but his football fame came as a member of the Als first Grey Cup winning team in 1949.[1]

He died of a heart attack on October 7, 1969 in Howick, Quebec.[2]


  1. [1] CFLAPEDIA entry - Juan Sheridan
  2. The Windsor Star - October 8, 1969: Ex-Alouette Sheridan dies