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Lloyd Turner

- 1957 Sportsperson of the Year -

A sportsman for all seasons who dedicated his life to promoting sports, day in and day out for over 50 years.

Arrived in Calgary in 1910 as a catcher for a touring baseball team and never left.

In turn managed the Sherman Rink, Victoria Arena and the Calgary Corral. Involved in every detail of the “Corral”, coaching/managing hockey teams, bringing in events and creating the historic picture gallery that still resides there.

In 1945 took over management of the Stampeders, a lack luster senior hockey team, the following year they won the “Allan Cup” emblematic of Canadian Senior Amateur Hockey Champions.