Andrew Currie

Inducted in 1974

Andrew “Red” Currie began his football career as a player from 1925 – 1933. He played with St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, Regina Pats, Regina Roughriders and the Winnipeg “Pegs”.

       Currie’s career at the executive level included coaching, officiating, and various other organizational functions. In 1949 he organized the Manitoba Football Officials’ Association, and in 1954 assisted with the start-up of the association in BC.

       In 1965 Currie chaired the sub-committee which was responsible for the revision and re-writing of the Canadian Football League’s Rule Book. This Rule Book was adopted in 1967.

       Andrew Currie is a member of the Winnipeg Football Club Hall of Fame and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.




Career
Coach, Winnipeg High Schools
1934 - 1950
Game Official, All Levels
1935 - 1955
Supervisor of Officiating, Western Football Conference
1957 - 1970
CFC/CFL Rules Committee
1957 - 1970
Class of 1974
—Andrew Currie
—Wilfrid "Billy" Hughes
—Annis Stukus
—George Dixon
—Bernie Faloney
—Les Lear
—Martin Ruby