For the Korean War historian, see Bruce Cumings
|Date of birth||1927 (age 88–89)|
|Place of birth||Ottawa, Ontario|
|College||University of Toronto|
|1950–53||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards||1951 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
|Honors||Grey Cup champion - 1951|
Born in Ottawa and a star football player at the University of Toronto, Cummings joined his hometown Riders in 1950. Though his career was relatively brief, he enjoyed a complete season in 1951, being named an all-star, winning the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy as the best player in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union and hoisting the Grey Cup as champion.
His father, W. Garfield Cummings, was a local politician and former Ottawa footballer.
- Ottawa Rough Rider Player Database
- FANBASE entry : Bruce Cummings
- Ex-Nepean Star leads Toronto Blues to 15-5 Victory - Bruce Cummings sinks Queen's team Ottawa Citizen, November 10, 1947
- Bruce and Bruno Winners, by Jack Koffman Hamilton Spectator, November 8, 1951
- Cummings Wins Football Award Calgary Herald, November 8, 1951
- Former Nepean Reeve W.G. Cummings Passes Ottawa Citizen, September 30, 1959