Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.67
Date:
1970
Description:
Gordon Perry bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Gordon Perry

Playing Career

Westward Intermediates
1926, 1927

Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers
1928 - 1934

Awards and Honours

Jeff Russel Memorial trophy
1931 (1)

All-Eastern Running Back
1932 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1931 (1)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1931 (1)

Gordon Perry, a native of New Brunswick, Canada played intermediate football in the Quebec Rugby Football Union (QRFU) in the 1920's. Perry was a member of the Westward Amateur Athletic Association team which was defeated by Royal Military College for the 1926 National Intermediate Championship.

Perry joined the Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers in 1928 and starred with them through the 1934 season. Perry had great speed while carrying the ball, and was hard to catch and tackle once he was in full stride. Perry, who was very effective on quick opening plays, was the captain of the 1931 team which won the Grey Cup.

Gordon Perry is also a member of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame, New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, Quebec Sports Hall of Fame and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1970 as a player.

Class of 1970




Johnny BrightKenneth G. MontgomeryGordon Perry

People:
Perry, Gordon
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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