Joe Tubman

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Joe Tubman
Date of birth: August 18, 1897
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Date of death: November 29, 1975(1975-11-29) (aged 78)
Place of death: Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
Position(s): Fullback, Placekicker
As player:
1919-1931 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career stats

Robert Joseph "Joe" Tubman (born August 18, 1897 in Ottawa, Ontario, died November 29, 1975 in Ottawa, Ontario) was a star football player in the Canadian Football League for thirteen seasons for the Ottawa Rough Riders. Tubman led his team to two Grey Cup wins, in 1925 and 1926. After retiring from the field, Tubman worked as a referee for 15 years. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1968 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975. He died in 1975, and was interred in Pinecrest Cemetery in Ottawa.

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