Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.106
Date:
1980
Description:
Harvey Wylie bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Harvey Wylie

Playing Career

Calgary Stampeders
1956 - 1964

Awards and Honours

Western All-Star Defensive Back
1959 - 1963 (5)

Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Star Defensive Back
1962, 1963 (2)

Grey Cup Participation
(0)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
(0)

Career Highlights

  • Inducted into the Stampeders Wall of Fame in 1988.

  • 2nd of the Calgary Stampeders Most Interceptions in a career list with 35 (as of 2015).

  • 1st on the Calgary Stampeders Most Interceptions in a season list with 10. This was done in 1959 (as of 2015).


Harvey Wylie, a native of Alberta, was a prominent member of the Calgary Stampeders defensive squad.

During his nine-year career, Wylie returned 151 kickoffs for 4,293 yards and five touchdowns. His longest kickoff return was 110 yards, and this was done on August 29, 1960 versus the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Wylie was an outstanding athlete who excelled in more than one sport. He received a baseball tryout with the Chicago White Sox and played junior "A" hockey in Calgary.

Harvey Wylie is also a member of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1980 as a player.

Class of 1980




John P. MetrasRollie MilesVirgil WagnerHarvey Wylie

Football Reporters of Canada




Jim ColemanAndy O'BrienAnnis StukusHenry Viney

People:
Wylie, Harvey
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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