Dr. Tom Casey

Inducted in 1964

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College Team: Hampton University
Dr. Tom Casey began his Canadian football career in 1949 after playing one year with the New York Yankees of the All-American Conference.

       Casey was the leading rusher in the Western Interprovincial Football Union (WIFU) in 1950 with 637 yards. In 1952 Casey gained 100 yards on a single play against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

       Casey also had 205 yards on pass interception returns and scored 16 touchdowns to set a WIFU single season touchdown record.

       Tom “Citation” Casey was honoured in 1956 by the people of Manitoba, and was the guest speaker at the 1964 Grey Cup dinner.


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College Team: Hampton University



Playing Career
Hamilton Wildcats
1949
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1950 - 1954, 1956

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Running Back
1950 - 1952

—Eddie James Memorial Trophy
1950

—All-Western Defensive Back
1953 - 1955

—Winnipeg Tribune Citizen of the Year
1955

—Grey Cup Participation
1950, 1953


Class of 1964
—Dr. Tom Casey
—Ross Craig
—Tony Golab
—Allan "Teddy" Morris
—Paul Rowe
—Huck Welch
—Jack Newton
—Michael J. Rodden
—A.H. (Bert) Warwick