Tom Hinton

Bio

Full name: William Thomas Hinton

Preferred name: Tom

Born: c. 1936 in Ruston, LA (85 years old)

Last Season (1966) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 225 lbs
  • Position: G
  • Jersey: #54
Amateur Programs
  • Louisiana Tech
  • Ruston HS (Ruston, LA)
9 Season Career

Active years: 1958–1966
Active teams (1):

  • BC 1958–1966

138 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 136 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 136
(Rank: T559th,
95th percentile,
136 CFL games)
0 2
1958 BC G 54 16 -- 0
1959 BC G, T 54 16 -- 0
1960 BC G, T 54 15 -- 0
1961 BC G 54 9 -- 0
1962 BC G 54 16 -- 0
1963 BC OG 54 16 -- 1
1964 BC OG 54 16 -- 1
1965 BC G 54 16 -- 0
1966 BC G 54 16 -- 0
  • 1958 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1959 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1959 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1960 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Tom Hinton was inducted into the Player wing in 1991 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Tom Hinton was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

Tom Hinton was inducted into the Player wing in 1992.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Tom Hinton was inducted into the Player wing in 2012.