Pete Thodos

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Pete Thodos
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Thodos in 1948
Born:(1927-11-11)November 11, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia
Died:December 25, 2011(2011-12-25) (aged 84)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HB
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight178 lb (81 kg)
Career history
As player
1948 1949 Calgary Stampeders
1950 1951 Montreal Alouettes
1952 1953 Calgary Stampeders
1954 BC Lions
1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1955 1956 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1948)

Peter Nickolas Thodos (November 11, 1927 – December 25, 2011) was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won the Grey Cup with the Stampeders in 1948. [1] Thodos was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia where he also played junior football. He is best known for having scored the winning touchdown of the Grey Cup game, completing the 12–7 victory over the Ottawa Rough Riders for the championship. Thodos died of heart disease in 2011; at the time of his death he was one of the last living members of the 1948 Stampeders Grey Cup team. [2] [3]

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References

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=thodopet001
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-08. Retrieved 2014-09-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=peter-nickolas-thodos&pid=155254313