Cornel Piper

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Cornel Piper
Born:(1937-04-02)April 2, 1937
Ardmore, Alberta, Canada
Died:September 2, 2018(2018-09-02) (aged 81)
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) Tackle
Career history
As player
1957–1967 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
1958, 1959, 1961, 1962 Grey Cup champion
CFL West All-Star1960, 1961

Cornel Piper (April 2, 1937 – September 2, 2018) was a Canadian offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League from 1957 to 1967 for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, named a western conference all-star at offensive guard in 1960 and 1961. [1] He played in all 16 regular season games throughout his career except for his last 2 years. [2]

Piper won four Grey Cups with Winnipeg.

He died on September 2, 2018.

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References

  1. Gunnis, Joe (September 3, 2018). "Blue Bomber Alumnus Cornel Piper Passes". CFL Alumni Association. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  2. {{cite web |url=https://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=pipercor001