Canadian Football Legends
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Peter Neumann bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Peter Neumann

Playing Career

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1951 - 1964

Awards and Honours

All-Canadian Defensive End
1964 (1)

All-Eastern Defensive End
1953 - 1959, 1961, 1964 (9)

Grey Cup Participation
1953, 1957 - 1959, 1961 - 1964 (8)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1953, 1957, 1963 (3)

Career Highlights

  • A member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour.

  • Played a total of 184 regular season games.

Peter Neumann went directly from high school football at St. Catharines Collegiate to professional football with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Neumann was an all-star almost every year, and was an All-Canadian squad in his final season in 1964. He was known for his quickness, ability to read plays, and for hitting with devastating power. He earned respect from players, coaches, and fans alike.
Peter Neumann was the Tiger-Cats nominee for the Schenley Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1957, 1961, and in 1962. Hamilton went to the Grey Cup eight times during his career. His talent and intensity helped the team win three Grey Cup's.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1979 as a player.

Class of 1979

Norm FieldgateGarney HenleyPeter NeumannGeorge Reed

Football Reporters of Canada

Ivan MillerBasil O'MearaEdward ReeveHal Walker

Neumann, Peter
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