Sports Wall of Fame

Boyd, Thomas Earl

Boyd, Thomas Earl
Full size image of plaque

Thomas Earl Boyd was an important and integral part of this City's sports fraternity for the love of the sport, rather than for any personal gain.
Thomas was a hockey club owner and manager in the early days of the Victoria Avenue area. One of his teams won an intermediate title, and he later sponsored senior teams which included many hockey greats of that era, among them Babe Seibert.
Thomas Earl Boyd put forth a considerable amount of his own personal money into sports, especially hockey, and lost a great deal of it. He was of the old school, and to paraphrase an expression made famous by the late U. S. President John F. Kennedy "he never asked what sports could do for him, but rather what he could do for sports". 
 

Additional Images & Resources

 
Click to view photograph of Induction Ceremony  Click to view photograph of Induction Ceremony
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Title 7th Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Thomas Earl Boyd Hockey
Creator  Simon, Pat
Description  Mayor Wayne Thomson (right) presenting plaque to an unidentified family member
Date  1996.
 
 
Niagara Falls Hockey Club 1924 1925  Niagara Falls Hockey Club 1924 1925
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Niagara Falls Hockey Club 1924 1925
Description  title continued: Ontario Hockey Association Senior Champion 1924-23
Notes  Image may not be reproduced without the written consent of the City of Niagara Falls, Parks, Recreation and Culture Department ; induction January 1992 ; Back Row L-R: Gordon Sadler Asst. Trainer, J Lawson President, Fred McAvoy Trainer, Tom Boyd 2nd Vice-president ; Front Row: Eugene Fraser Player-Manager, C H Kitchen, Walter Molson, Albert Siebert, Steve Rice, George Pennie, George Herrington, Walter Kelterbourne Charlie Mayo; missing: Harry Badger Vice-President, Dr Elliott Team Physician, Jack Murray ;
Date  1992.
 
 
 
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