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Bruce Cummings

This article is about the Canadian football player. For the English diarist, see W. N. P. Barbellion.
Bruce Cummings
Date of birth: 1927
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
Position(s): Halfback
College: University of Toronto
As player:
1950-53 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1951
Awards: 1951 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Honors: Grey Cup champion - 1951

Bruce Cummings, was a award winning, all-star and Grey Cup champion Canadian football player with the Ottawa Rough Riders, playing from 1950 to 53.[1][2]

Born in Ottawa and a star football player at the University of Toronto,[3] 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.[4][5]

His father, W. Garfield Cummings, was a local politician and former Ottawa footballer.[6]


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