Jim Trimble


Jim Trimble was the head coach of the Hamilton Tiger Cats for seven years from 1956 to 1962. That was a very successful time for the Tiger-Cats as they won five East t itles in those seven years. Unfortunately, Hamilton didn't fair as well i nth eGrey Cup.  They won once in 1957 over Winnipeg, but lost the other four (1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962), asll to the sme Wnnipeg team.

Perhaps it was those losses that led to Trimble's exit from Hamilton. Trimble landed in Montreal for three seasons as both the GM and Head Coach of the Alouettes from 1963 to 1965.

Prior to joining the Tiger-Cats, Trimble had been the head coach and athletic director at Wichita Univesity.  Trimble was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1952 to 1955. Trimble would return to the NFL after leaving Montreal, signing as an assistant coach wsith the New York Giants in 1967. Trimble would become the Giant's Director or Player Personel in 1969 and hold that position until his retirement in 1982.

Jim Trimble passed away May 23, 2006.

Trimble Signs With Hamilton - December 30, 1955

Officials Threaten to Resign Unless Action Taken Against Gaudaur and Trimble - November19, 1956

Trimble Weighing Grid Offers - December 5, 1956

Trimble Signs New Hamilton Pack - January 11, 1957

Trimble Becomes Prospect for Packers - January 24, 1959

Trimble Denies Packers Post - January 24, 1959

Trimble Signs With Hamilton for Five Years - February 3, 1959

Trimble Named Coach of the Year - December 2, 1961

Trimble Says We Have to Rebuild - February 1, 1963

Trimble to Montreal - February 20, 1963

Trimble Fired by Larks - November 19, 1965

Trimble Surprised at Dismissal - November 19, 1965

Trimble OUt of Football - November 19, 1965

Trimble Joins Giants - March 16, 1967

Trimble Retires - May 6, 1982

Jim Trible Pases Away - May 23, 2006



Jim Trimble

Jim Trimble
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