First Name: Alf
Last Name: Kirby
Sport: Multi-sport
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: Original
Home Town: New Glasgow
County: Pictou County

Alfred Kirby was from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. He starred as a top hockey goaltender in the American Hockey League in 1920 and was considered the top goaltender in both the amateur and professional hockey leagues in Nova Scotia.

Aside from being a hockey player, Kirby was also a pitcher for the YMCA baseball clubs. A young pitcher with an abundance of speed, Kirby was known for his great fastball. He was a capable pitcher for the YMCA and rarely gave up a hit.

Kirby is an original Sport Hall of Fame inductee.


• Well known for his fastball pitch
• Capable pitcher for the YMCA