Bob Cunningham (Canadian football)

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Bob Cunningham
Born:September 26, 1927
Canada Port Credit, Ontario
Died:October 8, 2006(2006-10-08) (aged 79)
Scarborough, Ontario
Career information
Position(s)Running back
Collegenone - Port Credit High School
Career history
As player
1946–1947Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
1948–1951Montreal Alouettes
1952–1955Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1947
Awards1953 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy

Bob Cunningham (September 26, 1927 – October 8, 2006) was a Grey Cup champion and award-winning professional Canadian football fullback.[1]


Between 1948 and 1951, he played 29 games for the Montreal Alouettes, scoring one touchdown in the 37th Grey Cup He played for the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1952 to 1955, winning the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy in 1953 (as Eastern MVP). In 1947 he was an all-star with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers.[2]


  1. ^ "Bob Cunningham CFL Stats and Bio - Pro Football Archives". Retrieved 2023-02-08.
  2. ^ "Bob Cunningham". Retrieved 2023-02-08.