Bob Paffrath

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Bob Paffrath
Date of birth (1918-07-03)July 3, 1918
Place of birth Mankato, Minnesota
Date of death May 21, 2005(2005-05-21) (aged 86)
Place of death Beaverton, Oregon
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) HB
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
College Minnesota
NFL draft 1941 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
Drafted by Green Bay Packers
Career history
As player
1946 Miami Seahawks
1946 Brooklyn Dodgers
1946 Ottawa Rough Riders
1947 Toronto Indians
19481949 Ottawa Rough Riders
19501952 Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951
Awards 1947 - Imperial Oil Trophy

Robert William Paffrath[1] (July 3, 1918 – May 21, 2005) is a former professional American football halfback. He played for the Miami Seahawks and the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference, for the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union, and for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Interprovincial Football Union.[2] Paffrath also played one year in the Ontario Rugby Football Union with the Toronto Indians, where he was MVP.


  1. ^ "Bob Paffrath". Retrieved 2011-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Bob Paffrath". National Football League. Retrieved 2011-08-20.