Carl Galbreath

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Carl Galbreath
Date of birth (1927-04-15)April 15, 1927
Date of death August 26, 2009(2009-08-26) (aged 82)
Place of death Fayetteville, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s) RB
College North Carolina State
Career history
As player
1950 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1950
Awards 1950 - Imperial Oil Trophy

Carl S. Galbreath (April 15, 1927 – August 26, 2009) was an award winning and all-star running back in the Ontario Rugby Football Union.

A graduate of North Carolina Central University, he was a star player in college, selected as an All-CIAA running back four years and a Little All-American twice.[1] He played one year of football in Canada, 1950, with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers of the ORFU and it was a successful one. His team won the league championship, he was an all-star, and he won the Imperial Oil Trophy as MVP in the ORFU.[2][3]

After his football days, Galbreath served with the Army in the Korean War, and later became a teacher and Assistant Principal. He was elected to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.[4] He died on August 26, 2009.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ At 80, Galbreath reflects on steller athletic career Fayetteville Observer, April 21, 2007
  2. ^ Most Valuable - Carl Galbreath Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, November 30, 1950
  3. ^ Galbreath Voted Imperial Oil Cup as Most Valuable Windsor Daily Star, November 29, 1950
  4. ^ Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame Inductees
  5. ^ Obituary - Carl S. Galbreath Fayetteville Observer, Aug. 30, 2009