Frank Morris (Canadian football)

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Frank Morris
Date of birth: (1923-05-20)May 20, 1923
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario
Date of death: April 10, 2009(2009-04-10) (aged 85)
Place of death: Edmonton, Alberta
Career information
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): G/DT
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Organizations
As player:
1945-1949
1950-1958
Toronto Argonauts
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup Champion - 1945, 46, 47, 54, 55, 56
Honors: 1984 - Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour
Career stats

Frank Morris (May 20, 1923 – April 10, 2009) was a professional Canadian football offensive lineman and defensive lineman who played 14 seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts and the Edmonton Eskimos. He was a part of six Grey Cup championship teams, three with the Argonauts and three with the Eskimos, as a player and seven Grey Cup Teams as a member of management and player personnel. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

Morris died on April 10, 2009 in Edmonton following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Mae, six children, 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian Football Hall of Famer Frank Morris Dies at 85". TSN.ca. 2009-04-11. Retrieved 2009-04-13.