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Happy Thanksgiving from #CFL History. Here is an action shot of from Today's #Riders vs #Alouettes game
The Hamilton Alerts lasted 2 years in the ORFU, but disbaned as confused fans kept booing them thinking they were #Argos.
via Hamilton Public Library
In 1954 due to budget issues, #UBC players were forced to use coaches for weights. #CFL #CIS
Bob McGavin pressing legendary #CIS coach Frank Grup over his head in 1954 publicity photo via UBC archives
Rubber nose guards appeared in the 1880s, it would take another 10 years before someone figured it would work better in their pants. #CFL
In order to stop its decreasing attendance, the #Argos have a new sponsor which will appeal to all the cool kids #CFL
du Maurier ad Toronto Life 1969
Oddly enough, tickets for #Bomber games can still only be gotten at the stadium or The Grain Exchange Cigar Stand #CFL
Winnipeg Evening Tribune Nov 8 1941
Its obvious why the 1948 went undefeated. Look at the size of their heads! They're monsters!
#CFL via Glenbow Museum
Man is that guy gullible! Lat year he bought the Brooklyn Bridge - this year he bought seasons tickets to the Eskimos Game!
Edd Ulushak Sept 10 1970
Not everyone was excited by the forward pass as they are now.
Apparently with how they are dropping the pass, the #CFL East are no longer into them either.
Hrm what would happen if the #CFL played the #NFL? What rules would confuse people?
Well it happened in 1959 when the Argos played the Cardinals and lost 55-26
Nothing better than a good Roger Aldag joke #CFL
Get Fuzzy May 9, 2008
In honour of the weather in Calgary we present Graham Haroop's cartoon from Grey Cup Nov 17 2006
More reason why the #CFL West is beating the east: In the east its all Lattes, in the west it is milk.
via Glenbow Museum Archive
#CFL History has learned the reason behind the success of the west division this season. They had a manual!
1954 Tony Allan Story of the West's quest for the Grey Cup
More Peter Whalley from Macleans Magazine
Macleans Magazine - Peter Whalley
During the lean years,The #Carleton Ravens were forced to scrimmage without pads or even shirts. #CFL #CIS
Aug 14 1914 England declares war on Germany and Canada goes to war.
City of Toronto Archives
Before having to resign from the Sask. Legislature in shame, Gainer the Gopher was the MLA for Cypress Hills Saskatchewan.
#CFL #Riders #Saskatchewan
It was after pulling his groin during a 1957 ceremonial kick-off that former #UofT football coach Lester B Pearson, came up with the idea of universal health care #CFL
1957 #UofT vs #UWO #CIS
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