Gordon Brown (Canadian football)

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Porky Brown
Born:1927
Victoria, British Columbia
Died: (aged 60)
Calgary, Alberta
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G
College St. Martin's
Career history
As player
19501951 Calgary Stampeders
19531960 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star 1953
Awards1950 - Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy

Robert Gordon "Porky" Brown (1927 – December 20, 1987) was an award-winning and all-star guard in the Canadian Football League. [1]

A native of Victoria, Brown was winner of the 1950 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy for Canadian rookie of the year in the west. [2] He went on to a 10-season professional football career with the Calgary Stampeders (he sat out 1952) [3] and was named an all-star in 1953. [4]

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References

  1. "Announcements". Calgary Herald. December 23, 1987. p. 38.
  2. 10th Season for Porky Calgary Herald, March 16, 1960
  3. Calgary Stampeders All-Time Roster Archived 2012-02-28 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Porky Brown to pack it up Leader-Post, October 8, 1960.