Bill Nairn

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Bill Nairn
Born:(1912-11-16)November 16, 1912
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died:May 12, 1986(1986-05-12) (aged 73)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G/Tackle
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career history
As player
1936 1940 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1939)

William Nairn (November 16, 1912 – May 12, 1986) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1939. He is a member of the Blue Bombers Hall of Fame and Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. After his retirement from football he became an official in the WIFU. [1] [2] [3] He died while playing golf in Winnipeg in 1986. [4]

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References

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=nairnbil001
  2. http://www.bluebombers.com/wfc-hall-of-fame
  3. "Ex-player, official Bill Nairn dies at 73", Winnipeg Free Press, Tuesday, May 13, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, pg 53