Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.136
Date:
1987
Description:
Robert Kramer bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Robert (Bob) Kramer

Executive Career

President of the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1951 - 1953, 1961 - 1965

President of the Western Interprovincal Football Union (WIFU)
1960

Awards and Honours

Grey Cup Participation as an Executive
1951 (1)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s) as an Executive
(0)

Robert (Bob) Kramer was president of the Saskatchewan Roughriders on two occasions and provided masterful leadership for the community-owned club.

In 1951, Kramer gained notoriety for travelling to New York to pull off some of the greatest recruiting coups of all time and secured the services of several all-star players including Canadian Football Hall of Fame member, Martin Ruby.

In 1961, Kramer along with Ken Preston, brought in new coaching staff and many excellent players, including Ron Lancaster and George Reed. Under Kramer's watch, the Roughriders appeared in the playoffs 15 consecutive years.

Robert (Bob) Kramer is also a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1987 as a builder.

Class of 1987




Harold BallardRichard HuffmanRobert KramerAngelo MoscaTom Wilkinson

Football Reporters of Canada




Eric BishopTrent FrayneJim HuntGillis Purcell

People:
Kramer, Robert (Bob)
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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