Toar Springstein

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Toar Springstein
Born:(1918-12-11)December 11, 1918
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died:April 10, 1987(1987-04-10) (aged 68)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) Tackle/K
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight260 lb (120 kg)
College Manitoba
Career history
As player
1939 1941 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1946 1952 Saskatchewan Roughriders
CFL West All-Star 1940, 1949

Clarence Earl "Toar" Springstein (December 11, 1918 [1] – April 10, 1987) was a Canadian football player who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. [2] [3] In 1990, he was included on the Roughriders' Plaza of Honour. [4] [5]

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References

  1. New York State, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1917-1967
  2. "Clarence Springstein football statistics on StatsCrew.com".
  3. "Toar Springstein CFL Stats and Bio". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved June 28, 2023.
  4. "Saskatchewan Roughriders". Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2012-03-10.
  5. "Mr. Springstein Must Be Good: Regina Junior Grid Sensation Said to Be One-Man Team." The Globe and Mail ; December 17, 1937; pg. 20