|Born:||January 17, 1919|
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
|Died:||October 16, 2016 (aged 97)|
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|1959||Atlantic Football Conference|
|1952–1953||Royal Military College of Canada|
|1954–1957||Royal Military College of Canada|
|1939–1941||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|1942||Ottawa Uplands (RCAF)|
|1945–1950||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star||1938, 1940, 1945, 1947, 1948|
|Awards||1941 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
1941 Lionel Conacher Award
|Retired #s||Ottawa Rough Riders #72|
Anthony Charles Golab, CM (January 17, 1919 – October 16, 2016) was a Canadian football halfback and flying wing who played in the Ontario Rugby Football Union and Interprovincial Rugby Football Union for 11 years with the Sarnia Imperials, Ottawa Rough Riders, and Ottawa Uplands. He was born in Windsor, Ontario.
Golab played with the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1939 to 1950. He was part of the 1939, 1941, and 1948 Grey Cup finalist teams and was part of the winning 1940 Grey Cup champions. He was an Eastern All-Star at halfback in 1938, 1940, and 1945 and at flying wing in 1947 and 1948.
In 1964, he was elected to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. In 1975, he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. In 1985, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 1997, he was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. He died at the Perley Veterans Health Centre in Ottawa, Ontario in October 2016 at the age of 97.
- ^ "Tony Golab". oshof.ca. Archived from the original on 28 December 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
- ^ Former Rough Riders star Tony Golab dies
- Cosentino, Frank. "Golab, Anthony Charles". The Canadian Encyclopedia.
- "Tony Golab". Honoured Members. Canada Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2008-01-26.
- 1919 births
- 2016 deaths
- Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees
- Members of the Order of Canada
- Montreal Alouettes general managers
- Ontario Rugby Football Union players
- Ottawa Rough Riders players
- Players of Canadian football from Ontario
- Academic staff of the Royal Military College of Canada
- Sportspeople from Windsor, Ontario
- 20th-century Canadian people
- Canadian football biography stubs