Jerseys and Helmets over the years


Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni Association

Welcome to the home of the Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni. Our goal is to build membership and awareness of our Association and to recognize the rich history of football in Hamilton.

It is an ever evolving interactive site for all Tiger-Cat fans to contribute and build through photos, comments and information.

This site is a resource of the history of everything Ti-Cat; from rosters to awards, profiles to statistics plus cards and collectibles. Check out our events page for where to meet some of your favourite alumni.

All current and former CFL & Tiger-Cat players, coaches, management and staff are welcome to apply for membership. We have over 160 members and are continually recruiting.  Visit our members’ page for more membership information.

Our site is for fans and alumni, so be sure to participate.


The Complete Grey Cup Experience

The Complete Grey Cup Experience

Ever wonder what it would be like to attend every event at Grey Cup? Follow our Grey Cup escort to find out!







This years Wall of Honour dinner was held on November 4th at Carmen's Banquet Centre.

This year we honoured all past inductee's as we welcomed back all surviving members.





If you're a big Ti-Cat fan, here's your chance to get a big piece of authentic Tiger-Cat Alumni memorabilia.

For sale are the ORIGINAL Wall of Honour signs that were displayed on the press box at Ivor Wynne stadium.

Signs measure 3' high and length depends on each name. Signs are available for purchase at our ebay store Pick-up only



Former Tiger-Cat running back and front office executive Neil Lumsden was inducted under the amateur category in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Neil was a star running back and kicker for the University of Ottawa Gee Gee's from 1972–75. He set the CIS career records for points including the single season record in 1975 when he also won the Vanier Cup and Game MVP.

Among other inductees that weekend were current B.C. Lions GM Wally Buono, legendary Western Mustangs Coach Larry Haylor and former CFL stars Ben Cahoon, Uzooma Okeke, Maurice (Moe) Racine and Charles Roberts

Induction ceremonies took place September 20th in Montreal.



The Tiger-Cat Alumni hosted their 29th annual golf tournament on Monday, May 26th at Sundrim Golf Course in Caledonia. The tournament was a near sell-out as many fans joined dozens of Alumni on hand for a beautiful afternoon of golf.

Angelo Mosca made his annual appearance and Don Sutherin drove up from Ohio just for the event. Among other Alumni on hand were current Alumni President Dave Richardson and past President Terry Lehne, Bill Danychuk, Leo Ezerins, Bob Krouse, Dave Marler, Dave Sauve and Mike Philbrick



The Cats Claws Fan Club  hosted their annual Tiger-Cat Walk of Fame dinner on Friday, May 23rd at the Renaissance Banquet Centre.

This year, Miles Gorrell and Mike McCarthy (builder) were inducted into the Walk of Fame. The Charlotte Simmons award was presented to Mark Beswick.

A crowd of over 200 took in the evening’s events and speeches. Former Tiger-Cat OL and current McMaster coach Jason Riley along with former OL Coach John Salavantis were on hand to make speeches to induct Miles as was Hamilton Spectator writer Wade Hemsworth who introduced Mike McCarthy.



The Tiger-Cat Alumni are on a quest to collect "Team Memorabilia". We would like to display it on the web-site. Currently we are looking for "Team Pictures" and "Grey Cup ticket stubs".

We are also looking for "Game Program Covers" to complete the set on our web-site. If you have any programs from the past, please scan the cover and name the file with the year and opponent and email to

We are are also looking to collect items that you may want to lend or donate to the Alumni Association to put on display in the "Alumni Room" inside the new stadium.

If you have anything you feel may be of interest, please contact us at




Share for your favourite Tiger-Cat memories or photos here on our site.

Tell us about a game, a play, an encounter or send us your personal Tiger-Cat photo and we might post it in the fan submission section on our site.

Comments open to fans and players.





Alumni can now register or renew their membership online with Pay Pal. You can pay via credit card or through your bank account. Register here.



The official newsletter for the Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni and fans. It's filled with news, events and fun information about the Association and its members. It is available for viewing online. Be sure to check it out!


A new stadium welcomes a new era in Hamilton football this year as the Tiger-Cats kick-off the 145th season of football in Hamilton. To celebrate this momentous event, the Alumni have partnered with a renowned sports artist Gary McLaughlin to recognize 75 of the best players to wear a Hamilton uniform.

The painting depicts all of those players inducted into the Hall of Fame Wall of Honour, the Walk of Fame and the recently named All-time team.”

In keeping with the recognition of the upcoming 145th consecutive season of football in Hamilton, there is a limited edition set of 145 high quality prints available for purchase. Each print is individually signed by 26 Alumni depicted in the painting.

This the ultimate Tiger-Cat Collectors item! Prints sell for $150 and are available for purchase online and at the Tigertown store at 1 Jarvis St..


Poster of print alone are now also available for only $20.

Get yours today!



Saturday, October 27th 2012 marked the last Tiger-Cat game at Ivor Wynne Stadium. To commemorate the event, almost 40 Tiger-Cat Alumni present at the game signed this special framed matte.

We inserted a photo from the actual game and marked it with the date and final score to create this treasured keepsake.


Prints measure 16" x 20" to easily fit inside your own frame of choice. Posters can be purchased for $20 at the Tigertown store, 1 Jarvis St.



Al Bruno

Al coached the Tiger-Cats from 1983-90 including 3 successive Grey Cup appearances and a Championship in 1986. Al was 87.

Paul "Pigskin Pete" Weiler

Paul passed away at age 80. He performed his Oskee Wee Wee cheers on the sidelines from 1976-2006



Attention Alumni, we are now fund raising for our new Alumni Lounge. The lounge will be inside the stadium and will be a great place for all Alumni to mix and mingle and enjoy the game.

We are committed to making it the best Alumni Lounge in the CFL. Funds raised will go towards furnishing and decorating the lounge. You can make your donation right online or contact us at here.




Alumni, please log into the members section of the website and complete your Personal Profile.

It gives you the opportunity to record memories of your playing career and to up-date us on what you have done post career. Complete profiles will be posted on the web-site for all fans to enjoy.







Hamilton Tiger-Cats: 15x Grey Cup Champions

Hamilton Tiger-Cats: 15x Grey Cup Champions

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