Harry Badger

Last updated
Harry Badger
Born:c. 1915
Saskatchewan, Canada [1]
Died:July 14, 1998 (aged 8283)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HB
Career history
As player
1936 1940, 1947 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1939)

Harry Haultain Badger (c. 1915 – July 14, 1998) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1939. [2] [3]

Related Research Articles

Winnipeg Provincial capital city in Manitoba, Canada

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. It is centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, near the longitudinal centre of North America.

Western Hockey League Sports league

The Western Hockey League (WHL) is a major junior ice hockey league based in Western Canada and the Northwestern United States. The WHL is one of three leagues that constitutes the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) as the highest level of junior hockey in Canada. Teams play for the Ed Chynoweth Cup, with the winner moving on to play for the Memorial Cup, Canada's national junior championship. WHL teams have won the Memorial Cup 19 times since the league became eligible to compete for the trophy. Many players have been drafted from WHL teams, and have found success at various levels of professional hockey, including the National Hockey League (NHL).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the current Grey Cup champions. The Blue Bombers compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division. They play their home games at IG Field after many years of playing at the since demolished Canad Inns Stadium.

Canadian Football Hall of Fame Canadian football museum in Ontario, Canada.

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame (CFHOF) is a not-for-profit corporation, located in Hamilton, Ontario, that celebrates great achievements in Canadian football. It is maintained by the Canadian Football League (CFL). It includes displays about the CFL, Canadian university football and Canadian junior football history.

Canadian Junior Football League

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is a national semi-professional Canadian football league consisting of 18 teams playing in six provinces across Canada. The teams compete annually for the Canadian Bowl. Many CJFL players move on to professional football careers in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and elsewhere.

The men's ice hockey tournament at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, was the 5th Olympic Championship, also serving as the 10th World Championships and the 21st European Championships.

Manitoba Junior Hockey League

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is a Junior 'A' ice hockey league operating in the Canadian province of Manitoba and one of eleven member leagues of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).

Winnipeg Metro Region Metropolitan area in Manitoba, Canada

The Winnipeg Metro Region is a metropolitan area located in the Red River Valley in the south central portion of the province of Manitoba, Canada. It contains the provincial capital of Winnipeg and its surrounding rural municipalities, cities, and towns.

Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Open to North American-born players 20 years of age or younger, the SJHL's 12 teams play in three divisions: the Olympic Buildings, Sherwood and Viterra Divisions. A major attraction in Saskatchewan, the SJHL draws 400,000 fans each season. The winner of the SJHL playoffs continues on to play in the ANAVET Cup against the champion from the MJHL, for the right to represent the Western region at the Centennial Cup, the national Junior A championship.

The 1998 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 45th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 41st Canadian Football League season.

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.

Joe Poplawski is a former professional Canadian football receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1978 to 1986.

Winnipeg Falcons

The Winnipeg Falcons were a senior men's amateur ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Winnipeg Falcons won the 1920 Allan Cup. That team went on to represent Canada in the 1920 Olympic games held in Antwerp, Belgium. There the Falcons, soundly beating all their opponents, won for Canada the first ever Olympic Gold Medal in ice hockey.

Elfrid Payton Sr. is an American former all-star gridiron football player in the Canadian Football League. Payton graduated from Grambling State University.

Ian Noel Carter is a Canadian former soccer player who played at both professional and international levels.

Andrew Harris (Canadian football)

Andrew Harris is a professional Canadian football running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Harris is a two-time Grey Cup champion and was named the Most Valuable Canadian of the 99th Grey Cup following a BC Lions' win, and won both the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Canadian in his Blue Bombers' 107th Grey Cup win. He is a five-time CFL All-Star and a six-time CFL West All-Star. 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 is the CFL leader in career rushing yards by a Canadian. He played junior football for the Vancouver Island Raiders of the Canadian Junior Football League.

The Manitoba Open is a golf tournament on PGA Tour Canada that is held in Manitoba, Canada. It was first played from 1919 to 1925 and then from 1931 to 1997 before adopting a new name in 1998. After several further name changes, the tournament readopted its original title for 2020.

Winnipeg Jets National Hockey League team in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the North Division. The team is owned by True North Sports & Entertainment and plays its home games at Bell MTS Place.

1935 Allan Cup

The 1935 Allan Cup was the senior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) for the 1934–35 season. In the best-of-three final, the Halifax Wolverines defeated the Port Arthur Bearcats two games to none.

Cecil Roy Luining was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. After his football, he was a dairy retailer, a member of the Selkirk City Council, and president of the Gull Lake Ratepayers Association. He died of a heart attack in 1998 after a Grey Cup parade in Winnipeg.


  1. 1921 Census of Canada
  2. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=badgehar001
  3. "Obituaries, In Memoriams, Births", Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, July 18, 1998, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada