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And for you ladies, nothing sexier than dejected naked football players...You're 1956 Grey Cup Losing Alouettes. #CFL

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The 1962 Miss Grey Cup contestants. No smoking boys, there's enough hair spray to cause a 3 alarm blaze.

via Globe and Mail

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Members of the Edmonton Eskimos football team with 1956 Grey Cup. Left to right Johnny Bright, Moses I. Lieberman (president), Normie Kwong, Jackie Parker.

#CFL #Eskimos #GreyCup

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Before they started demanding fans make noise, Montreal football games were pretty sedate affairs. #Alouettes #CFL via Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec.

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Geroy Simon is coming back to town tonight, we thought we would show you tonight's program. #BClions. #CFL

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Time to do your duty Montreal, quit playing sports & join the Sportsman's Company. WWI poster via #CFL

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From 1928, the New Westminster Dodekas Rugby Football Team. Dodekas is Greek for 12. There are 18 members on the team. We don't get it either.

via the Vancouver Public Library CVA 1376-544

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Under new #CFL /CFLPA policy all Imports will be provide an essential piece of equipment free of charge.

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We're not saying that the #Stamps are taking the #Eskimos lightly tonight, but they've already bought the headstone #CFL via

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After the season, it was reveled that the entire 1982 #McGill team suffered from Salmonella #CIS #CFL

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The Hamilton Fossils were the 1891 Ontario Rugby Football Champions & 2nd runner up for best facial hair #CFL via (Hamilton Public Library)

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Happy Labour Day from Toronto's Yonge Street circa 1900 (it looks the same today) #nonfootballtweet

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Happy Labour Day from Vancouver circa 1891 via #NotFootball

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After a weekend of football, its time for some Wrestling - Dan O'Mahony vs Ali Baba The Terrible Turk!

1937 Globe and Mail Ad for Maple Leaf Wresting

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During the 1950s, #Argo Ulysses 'Crazy Legs' Curtis was one of the fastest men in the #CFL, however he was no match for Sam 'The Rabbit' Anderson.

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WWI 232nd Saskatchewan Tigers Propaganda poster. "Bill Gets Behind The Wire When Tigers are Around."

Via Glenbow Museum

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While popular, the 1940s rule that long snappers must wear skirt & heels, turned out to be impractical. #Ticats #CFL

(via Hamilton Public Library

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(After Humphrey <circled> tripped 'Bibbles', there were 1 or 2 players wanting a word with the future judge

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A rare sight from World War Two: an integrated U.S. Army football team.

Via The Imperial War Museum. #CFL #NFL

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This might explain Dan Hawkins coaching style, it was found in his office after he was fired by the #Als. #CFL

Produced in the 60s, the game featured a plinko style area to determine play results.
via canadian museum of civilization

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