|Born:||May 5, 1941|
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died:||March 17, 2002 60) (aged|
Apple Valley, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||201 lb (91 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Bill Munsey (May 5, 1941 – March 17, 2002) was an American of player Canadian football who played for the BC Lions of the CFL. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1964.He played college football previously with the University of Minnesota. In 2002, he died after a heart attack, aged 60.
The 52nd Grey Cup was hosted at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 28, 1964. The BC Lions defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34-24, the first Grey Cup victory for BC.
Vincent Joseph "Boomer" Scott was a Canadian football player. He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and was later a Hamilton city councillor. He became a Canadian citizen in the mid-1950s
The 41st Grey Cup game was the Canadian Football Championship in 1953. Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12-6 at Toronto's Varsity Stadium in a game which ended on a controversial pass incompletion.
Tyrone Jones was a gridiron football all-star and Grey Cup champion linebacker in the Canadian Football League.
The city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada has a long history of sport. It is home to a number of clubs, including the Granite Club, the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, the Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club, the Argonaut Rowing Club, Toronto Argonauts football club, the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, and the Badminton and Racquet Club. A number of heritage venues have developed in Toronto such as: Christie Pits, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Varsity Arena, and Maple Leaf Gardens. Toronto is also the location of the Canadian Football League's headquarters.
Marv Allemang is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman and defensive lineman who played 14 seasons in the Canadian Football League. He most notably played center for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Ottawa Rough Riders later in his career.
The 1964 BC Lions finished the season in first place in the Western Conference with an 11–2–3 record, the fewest losses in one season in team history. Of the eight retired numbers in team history, four of those players played on the 1964 team. The Lions began the season undefeated in ten games and were 10–1–1 against western opponents. The Lions' defense was, once again, outstanding as they allowed a team record 10.5 points and 245 yards per game. Joe Kapp would lead the CFL is passing with 2816 yards through the air and 194 completions.
Mel Wilson was an all-star and record setting Grey Cup champion Canadian football player, playing from 1937 to 1951.
Michael Kmech was a Canadian football player who played for the Edmonton Eskimos. He won the Grey Cup with the Eskimos in 1956. He was born in Lamont, Alberta.
Harry Hood was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with the Stampeders in 1948, who went undefeated that year. He previously played junior football in Winnipeg. His number 5 is retired by the Stampeders.
Bert Louis Iannone was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He played from 1939 to 1952. He won the Grey Cup with the Winnipeg Bluebombers in 1939 and with the Calgary Stampeders in 1948 and played in seven grey cup games. He previously played junior football in Winnipeg. He fought in the war for the Royal Canadian Navy from 1940 to 1944. He coached football for Campion College in Regina, the Regina Rams and for Saint Thomas Moore Secondary in Burnaby BC. He married Fay Iannone and had 9 children. He died in Langley, British Columbia in 1996. He was 79 years old.
Rubin Ludwig was a Canadian professional football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played in 4 Grey Cups with Winnipeg in 1941 and 1945, winning in 1941. Also played with Calgary in 1947 and 1948. He again won the Grey Cup with the Stampeders in 1948. He previously played junior football in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He died after a long illness in 1991.
Robert Whitehead Marshall was a Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa Rough Riders. He won the Grey Cup with Toronto in 1952. He also attended and played football at McGill University. Marshall also played junior hockey briefly in Stratford, Ontario, making it to the Memorial Cup Championship. Marshall later studied law and became a businessman. In 1984 he had a leg amputated, and the following year he was inducted into the North Bay Sports Hall of Fame in February 1985. He died in 1992.
Byron Karrys was a Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with the Argonauts in 1945, 1946, 1947, and 1950. He died after an illness in 1981. His brother, Steve Karrys also played football for the Argonauts.
John Emery Kerns was a Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1950. He played college football at Ohio University and also played with the Buffalo Bills of the All-America Football Conference. He died in 1988 on his 65th birthday while playing tennis, of a heart attack.
Donald Clayton Scott was a Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1950. He previously played football at and attended the University of Western Ontario. After his football career he was president of the Ontario Insurance Commission and CEO of Ernst Young. He died of cancer in 2005.
Michael Allen is a former Canadian football defensive back who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Ottawa Rough Riders and BC Lions. He was drafted by the Blue Bombers in the fourth round of the 1988 CFL Draft. He played at Bemidji State University, Division II NCAA in Bemidji, Minnesota, USA in 1984. He then transferred to CIS football at Carleton University in 1986. Allen won three Grey Cup championships, two with the Blue Bombers and one with the Lions.
Randy Ambrosie is the 14th and current commissioner of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Ambrosie played Canadian football professionally as an offensive guard for the CFL's Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts, and Edmonton Eskimos. He was selected with the second overall pick in the 1985 CFL Draft by the Stampeders. Over the course of a nine-season career, he played in 142 professional games and became a Grey Cup champion. Ambrosie played college football at the University of Manitoba.
Bill Quinter was an American and Canadian football player, coach, and executive who served as Saskatchewan Roughriders.
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