(Nov. 25, 2016 – Argonauts.ca staff) The CFL Alumni Association (CFLAA) announced that former Toronto Argonaut players Michael “Pinball” Clemons and Peter Martin were the co-winners of the CFL Alumni Man of the Year Award. The CFLAA presented the prestigious award to the two outstanding Argonauts alumni during the Grey Festival at the popular CFL Legends Luncheon held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
“Pinball and Peter have not only made significant contributions to the CFL and Toronto Argonauts Football Club both on and off the field, but have also made significant impacts on their community through the years,” says Leo Ezerins, Executive Director of the CFLAA. “Congratulations to both.”
“The Grey Cup festival was packed with all-star events, but celebrating Pinball and Peter Martin was definitely a highlight for all of us at the Toronto Argonauts,” said Michael Copeland, President & CEO of the Toronto Argonauts. “We are thrilled to have these two illustrious men as part of the Argonauts history.”
For the past seven years, the CFLAA has presented the CFL Alumni Man of the Year Award. Past winners include: Wade Miller, Paul Robson, Sam Etcheverry, Bayne Norrie, Norm Fieldgate, Don Durno, George Reed, Carm Carteri and Lui Passaglia.