Thomas Paul 'Tom' Hennessey


Tom Hennessey

Holy Cross Athletics Hall of Fame 1972

Date of Birth: February 15, 1942, in Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Death: July 22, 2012, in Orleans, Massachusetts (70 years old)


Boston.com - Published 07/24/12

He died after a brief battle with cancer.

Did you know?

Tom Hennessey was an all-state football player at Brookline High School

and went on to attend Holy Cross, where he was a standout halfback for the

Crusaders. In 1963, Hennessey won the Holy Cross Crusader of the Year award

given to the most prestigious student-athlete which was presented by the Holy Cross

Varsity Club for his achievements in football and track and field.


1965 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1966 Boston Patriots (AFL)


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