Walt Radzick

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Walt Radzick
Born:(1935-05-25)May 25, 1935
Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
Died:March 31, 2005(2005-03-31) (aged 69)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Career information
Position(s) Defensive Tackle
College University of Toronto
Career history
As player
1956 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
1958–59 Calgary Stampeders
1960–64 Toronto Argonauts
1965 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Awards1958 - Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
Honors Grey Cup champion - 1965

Walter Raymond Radzick (May 25, 1935 – March 31, 2005) was an award-winning defensive tackle who played in the Canadian Football League from 1958 to 1965. [1] [2]

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Radzick first played football with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers of the Ontario Rugby Football Union. In 1958 he signed with the Calgary Stampeders [3] where he won the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy for best Canadian rookie in the west (with 1 interception and 2 fumble recoveries.) In 1960 he returned to Toronto, starting 5 seasons with the Argonauts; 66 regular season games and 5 playoff games. [4] He finished his career playing 6 games with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 1965 (the year they won the Grey Cup.) [5] As an Argonaut, Radzick missed only one game from 1961 to 1964. [6] He died in 2005 in Toronto at the age of 69. [7]

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