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
As player:
Miami Seahawks
Brooklyn Dodgers
Ottawa Rough Riders
Toronto Indians
Ottawa Rough Riders
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.