Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.32
Date:
1964
Description:
Tom Casey bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Tom Casey

Playing Career

Hamilton Wildcats
1949

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1950 - 1954, 1956

Awards and Honours

All-Western Running Back
1950 - 1952 (3)

Eddie James Memorial Trophy
1950 (1)

All-Western Defensive Back
1953 - 1955 (3)

Grey Cup Participation
1950, 1953 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
(0)

Career Highlights

  • Won the Winnipeg Tribune Citizen of the Year in 1955.



Tom Casey began his Canadian football career in 1949 after playing one year with the New York Yankees of the All-American Conference.
He was the leading rusher in the Western Interprovincial Football Union (WIFU) in 1950 with 637 yards. In 1952, Casey gained 100 yards on a single play against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, had 205 yards on pass interception returns and scored 16 touchdowns to set a WIFU single season touchdown record.

Tom Casey was honoured in 1956 by the people of Manitoba, and was the guest speaker at the 1964 Grey Cup dinner.

Tom Casey is also a member of the Winnipeg Football Club Hall of Fame. He was inducted as a charter member in 1984.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1964 as a player.

Class of 1964




Tom CaseyRoss CraigTony GolabAllen MorrisJack NewtonMichael J. Rodden



Paul RoweBert WarwickHawley Welch
Alvin RitchieJeff RusselFrank ShaughnessyBen SimpsonDavid SpragueNeil Joseph Taylor


Brian Timmis
People:
Casey, Tom
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Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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