|Born:||November 26, 1938|
|Died:||November 18, 1999 60) (aged|
St. Albert, Alberta
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||222 lb (101 kg)|
|1959 – 1960||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kenneth Stanley Bochen (November 26, 1938 – November 18, 1999) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1959.After his football career, he worked for Molson Breweries. He died in 1999.
Lake Winnipeg is a very large, relatively shallow 24,514-square-kilometre (9,465 sq mi) lake in North America, in the province of Manitoba, Canada. Its southern end is about 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of the city of Winnipeg. Lake Winnipeg is Canada's sixth-largest freshwater lake and the third-largest freshwater lake contained entirely within Canada, but it is relatively shallow excluding a narrow 36 m (118 ft) deep channel between the northern and southern basins. It is the eleventh-largest freshwater lake on Earth. The lake's east side has pristine boreal forests and rivers that were in 2018 inscribed as Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lake is 416 km (258 mi) from north to south, with remote sandy beaches, large limestone cliffs, and many bat caves in some areas. Manitoba Hydro uses the lake as one of the largest reservoirs in the world. There are many islands, most of them undeveloped.
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.
Canad Inns Stadium was a multipurpose stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The stadium was located at the corner of St. James Street and Maroons Road, immediately north of the Polo Park Shopping Centre and the now-defunct Winnipeg Arena. Although built for the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the stadium also accommodated baseball and soccer, and was used by various iterations of the Winnipeg Goldeyes and Winnipeg Whips. The stadium was demolished after the Blue Bombers moved to Investors Group Field, now known as IG Field, in 2013.
Michael O'Shea is the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a former Canadian football linebacker and former special teams coordinator of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL from 2010 to 2013, winning the Grey Cup in 2012. O'Shea played 16 seasons in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts from 1993 to 2008. He retired second all-time in career tackles with 1,154 and is one of only three players to record over 1,000 tackles. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1999 after recording 84 tackles, 13 special teams tackles and three interceptions that year. O'Shea is a three-time Grey Cup champion as a player, having won all three with the Argonauts in 1996, 1997, and 2004. He is also a one time Grey Cup winning head coach, having won with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2019, O'Shea also won the Grey Cup previously as a special teams coach with the Toronto Argonauts in the 100th Grey Cup.
Gerald Sydney Halter, was a Canadian lawyer and the first commissioner of the Canadian Football League.
Charles Roberts is a former Canadian football running back who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.
Douglas Gordon Brown is a retired National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL) defensive tackle. He played college football at Simon Fraser University. Brown won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 2001. He played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 2001 until his retirement in 2011, competing in three Grey Cups: 2001, 2007, and 2011. He was a CFL All-Star eight times.
The 1999 Pan American Games, officially the XIII Pan American Games or the 13th Pan American Games, was a major international multi-sport event that was held from July 23 to August 8, 1999, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and surrounding towns and cities. Canoeing competitions started the day before the games officially begun. Approximately 5,000 athletes from 42 nations participated at the games. A total of 330 medal events in 34 sports and 42 disciplines.
Kenneth Ploen [PLAYN], is a former star quarterback in American college football and for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Elfrid Payton Sr. is an American former all-star gridiron football player in the Canadian Football League. Payton graduated from Grambling State University.
John Hampson "Jack" Wells, also known as Cactus Jack, was a Winnipeg-based radio and television broadcaster specializing in sports.
Mike Kelly is an American gridiron football coach and former player, scout, and executive. He served as the head football coach at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia from 1997 to 1999 and Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania from 2014 to 2018. In 2009, Kelly was the head coach and general manager for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He has worked as an assistant coach at the high school football level, for several college football teams, and for professional teams in the CFL, XFL, and the National Football League (NFL). Kelly played college football as a quarterback at Bluffton College—now Bluffton University—in the late 1970s.
John Matheson was a Canadian sports journalist known for his wide coverage of sports for the Winnipeg Tribune from 1946 to 1980.
Tim Burke is an American born Canadian football coach who was the defensive coordinator for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Burke was previously the head coach of the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
George Druxman was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with Winnipeg in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. He played college football at the University of Portland. After his football career he was a hotelier. Druxman died in 1999.
Kevin Mason is a former American football quarterback who played four seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Edmonton Eskimos. He played college football at Syracuse University and attended West Seneca East Senior High School in West Seneca, New York. He was also a member of the Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes, Buffalo Destroyers, Philadelphia Soul, Canton Legends and Erie RiverRats.
Carl "Nickie" Hall is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the tenth round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulane University. Hall was inducted in the Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999.
Scott Deibert is a former Canadian football fullback who played eight seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders. He was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in the third round of the 1998 CFL Draft. He played college football at Minot State University.
Kenneth James Lawler, Jr. is a gridiron football wide receiver who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round, 243rd overall, of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.
Kenneth Walker III is an American professional football player who is a wide receiver. He played college football for the UCLA Bruins from 2012 to 2016. He was also a sprinter on the UCLA track and field team.
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