4 Results for tag: Ring of Honour

Jack Jacobs | Ring of Honour Inductee

July 10, 2017 Ed Tait Winnipeg Blue Bombers There’s no sin worse in professional sports than to be losing and boring at the same time. Sadly, this was the fate of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the late 1940s as the club struggled to a 3-9 record in 1948 and a 2-12 mark in 1949. On top of that, the Bombers managed just a measly 5.3 points per game ... More

The Doug Brown Story

October 18, 2016  Ed Tait @EdTaitWFC The first thing anyone in football noticed about Doug Brown was always the obvious: his 6-foot-8 frame and his long arms forever had coaches drooling about his potential. So yes, genetics gave the big man a heckuva head start on his hall of fame career. But what wasn’t visible for many ... More

Doug Brown Final 2016 Ring of Honour Inductee

October 17, 2016 Rhéanne M. @Wpg_BlueBombers WINNIPEG, MB., Oct. 18, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Doug Brown as the ninth and final inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at Investors Group Field for the 2016 season. Over his 11-year career as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber, Brown ... More

The Milt Stegall Story

Ring of Honour  July 29, 2016 Ed Tait He really needs no introduction in these parts. He is sporting royalty in Winnipeg and among the greatest to ever pull on a Blue Bomber uniform. He is such an icon, such a legend, that he is often referenced only by his first name: Milt. But it wasn’t always this way for Milt ... More