Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame inductee passes

Ralph Lydon was a prominent multi-sport athlete in lacrosse, hockey, and football. During one year he played for three national championships- one in each sport. Ralph is in the hall of fame in each of these three sports.

In hockey Ralph played for the Winnipeg Monarchs and the University of North Dakota, winning the Frozen Four in 1959.

Ralph played both ways for the Daniel McIntrye Maroons winning three consecutive high school championships, moving on to win the Junior championship with the Winnipeg Rods.

In Hockey Lyndon played for the Winnipeg Monarchs winning titles at all levels and for the University of North Dakota which won the Frozen Four in 1959. In Lacrosse he was a key member of the 1954 and 1955 Manitoba All-Stars that lost the finals of the Minto Cup. In Football he led Daniel McIntyre to three provincial titles from 1950-52 and was part of the Winnipeg Rods championship squad in 1955. Ralph's lacrosse career started at Isaac Brock under the coaching of Eric Abbott. In 1953 he moved to the Elmwood Terriers Junior team that won the senior league titles in '53 and '54. Lyndon was selected to represent Manitoba in the Minto Cup play downs from 1952 to 1956. N 1954 and 1955 Manitoba made it to the Minto Cup finals. Ralph's outstanding offensive and defensive skills caught the eye of the Victoria Shamrocks- but due to political reasons he never was able to play in BC.

For these accomplishments, Lyndon was inducted to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2020.


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