Peter Neumann

Class of 1979

Peter Neumann went directly from high school football at St. Catharines Collegiate to professional football with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Neumann was an all-star almost every year, and made the All-Canadian Squad in his final season. He was known for his quickness, ability to read plays, and for hitting with devastating power. He earned respect from players, coaches, and fans alike.

Peter Neumann was Hamilton’s nominee for the Schenley Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1957, 1961, and 1962. The Tiger-Cats went to the Grey Cup eight times during Neumann’s career. His talent and intensity helped the team win three national championships.

Playing Career

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1951 - 1964



  • All-Eastern All Star Defensive End
    1953 - 1961, 1964
  • All-Canadian Defensive End
    CFL All Star 1964
  • Grey Cup Participation
    1953, 1957-1959, 1961-1964
  • Grey Cup Winning Teams
    1953, 1957, 1963