Professional Hockey Player. Hall was born on May 3, 1882, in Staffordshire, England. At 5'10, and 175lbs, he began his hockey career in 1902 with the Brandon Regals and played for 9 other teams before playing the position of defense for the Quebec Bulldogs from 1910 to 1917, and the Montreal Canadiens from 1917 to 1918, and 1918 to 1919. Hall earned his nickname, 'Bad Joe' for his high penalty count. He later helped to design the Tackaberry hockey boot. On April 5, 1919, at the age of 36 he died during the world wide flu epidemic, which caused the cancellation of the 1919 Stanley Cup finals. Hall won the Stanley Cup in 1912 and 1913, was a member of the International Professional Hockey League All-Star First Team from 1905 to 1906, when he played for the Portage Lakes Professionals. In 1961 Hall was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.