Curling Athlete - Inducted 1980
Matt Baldwin won two Canadian University Curling Championships while a student at the University of Alberta. Over the years, he won many bonspiels, one carspiel and is a three-time champion of the Grand Aggregate Northern Alberta Curling Association Bonspiel held in Edmonton. His rinks have claimed seven Northern Alberta Championships, which led to three Brier titles in 1954, 1957, and 1958. One of Canada's premier shot-makers, Matt Baldwin was famous in curling circles for his controlled 'long-slide'.
Matt was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1973, the University of Alberta Sports Wall of Fame in 1994, the Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. His work in the community has included serving ten years on the executive of the Edmonton Eskimos Football Club and for a group of agencies that formed the United Way.