Dink Carroll

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Dink Carroll
Austin Carroll

(1899-11-12)November 12, 1899
DiedApril 8, 1991(1991-04-08) (aged 91)
Alma materMcGill University
Years active19??–1987
EmployerMontreal Gazette
AwardsElmer Ferguson Memorial Award (1984)
Jack Graney Award (1990)

Austin "Dink" Carroll (November 12, 1899 – April 8, 1991) was a Canadian sports journalist. A columnist for the Montréal Gazette, he won the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award in 1984 and is a member of the media section of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He also won the Jack Graney Award in 1990 from the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (1986).[1][2][3] Carroll attended McGill University, where he played on the football team. He earned a LL.B. degree from there in 1923, but never practiced law.[4] He wrote a column for the Gazette from 1941 to 1987.


  1. ^ "Austin "Dink" Carroll".
  2. ^ "Legends of Hockey - Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award Winners". hhof.com. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. ^ "The Montreal Gazette - Google News Archive Search".
  4. ^ "2011 – Dink Carroll | Sports Media Canada". 9 October 2011.