Keith Webster (Canadian football)

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Keith Webster
Born: (1937-08-31) August 31, 1937 (age 83)
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HB
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career history
As player
1959 1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1959)

Keith Webster (born August 31, 1937) is a retired Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with Winnipeg in 1959. [1] He played junior football with Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, previously.

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