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Dave Raimey bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Dave Raimey

Playing Career

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1965 - 1969

Toronto Argonauts
1969 - 1974

Awards and Honours

All-Western Running Back
1965 - 1968 (4)

All-Canadian Running Back
1966, 1969 (2)

Air Canada Award for being the Most Popular Winnipeg Player
1966 (1)

All-Eastern Running Back
1969 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1965, 1971 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)

Career Highlights

  • Played 142 games in his career.

Dave Raimey, a product from the University of Michigan, spent his first two seasons as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber, where he was a member of the 1,000 yard club in 1965 and 1966 with 1,052 and1,223 yards respectively.

In 1969, Raimey was traded to the Toronto Argonauts. At running back, Raimey gained 829 yards on 129 carries with seven touchdowns, and also caught 19 passes for 306 yards and three touchdowns. In 1971, Raimey was converted to defensive back where he intercepted 15 passes and scored two touchdowns in four seasons.

Over his 10-year career, Raimey rushed for 5,528 yards on 883 carries for a 6.3 yard average and 25 touchdowns, caught 170 passes for 2, 189 yards and 12 touchdowns and also played on special teams returning punts and kickoffs.

Dave Raimey is also a member of the Winnipeg Football Club.

What does it mean to be member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame & Museum?
"I am very proud, honored and humbled by my induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. I was especially humbled because this honor put me in the company of some of the greates football players in history, ie: Leo Lewis, Hugh Campbell, George Reed, Bill Symons, Angelo Mosca, John Helton, Soupy Campbell, Hugh Campbell, and the list goes on and on. I am so honored and proud to be mentioned in the same breath as these guys."--Dave Raimey

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2000 as a player.

Class of 2000

Danny BassHugh CampbellGrover CovingtonJames MurphyDave Raimey

Football Reporters of Canada

Peter Martin

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