Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy

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The Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy is a Canadian Football League award, given to the most outstanding Canadian player in the West Division. Each team nominates a player for this award, from which the winner is chosen. Either the winner of this trophy or the winner of the Lew Hayman Trophy will also win the Canadian Football League Most Outstanding Canadian award.

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The Lew Hayman Trophy is a Canadian Football League trophy, awarded to the outstanding Canadian player in the East Division. Each team in the East Division nominates a player, from which the winner is chosen. Either the winner of the Hayman trophy or the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy will also win the Canadian Football League Most Outstanding Canadian award.

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The Martin trophy is named after former Saskatchewan Roughriders president Beattie Martin. Originally presented in 1949, it served as the Western Interprovincial Football Union's award for the outstanding Canadian rookie until 1974. As part of the failed American expansion, the Martin trophy was awarded in 1995 to the North Division's outstanding Canadian.

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For Outstanding Canadian Player of the West Division (1974 - present)

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Andrew Harris is a professional Canadian football running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a four-time CFL All-Star and was named the Most Outstanding Canadian of the 99th Grey Cup following a BC Lions' win. He played for the Lions for six seasons before joining the Blue Bombers in 2016 as a free agent. As a Bomber, he was named the 2017 Most Outstanding Canadian after leading the league in rushing and setting an all-time record for single-season receptions by a running back. He played junior football for the Vancouver Island Raiders of the Canadian Junior Football League.

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Outstanding Canadian player in the West Division prior to 1974

For Outstanding Rookie Player of the WIFU and the Western Football Conference (1949 - 1973)

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CFL Publications: 2011 Facts, Figures & Records