Eddie James (Canadian football)

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Eddie James
Date of birth (1907-09-30)September 30, 1907
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of death December 26, 1958(1958-12-26) (aged 51)
Place of death Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) RB/DB/Flying wing
Career history
As player
1928 Regina Pats
1928–31 Regina Roughriders
1932 St. John's College
1934–1935 Winnipeg 'Pegs
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Eddie "Dynamite" James (September 30, 1907 – December 26, 1958) was a running back for the Regina Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.[1] James was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2004.[2] The Eddie James Memorial Trophy is named after him. His son Gerry James also played for the Blue Bombers and also is inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.