Al Bruno

Bio

Full name: Albert P. Bruno

Preferred name: Al

Born: March 28, 1927 in West Chester, PA

Died: Oct. 5, 2014

Last Season (1960) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: E
  • Jersey: #87
Amateur Programs
  • Kentucky
  • West Chester HS (West Chester, PA)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1952–1956, 1958–1960
Active teams (4):

  • TOR 1952–1953
  • OTT 1954
  • WPG 1955–1956
  • LDN 1958–1960

76 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 75 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T2169th,
80th percentile,
5 CFL seasons)
4 teams 75
(Rank: T2595th,
76th percentile,
49 CFL games)
0 1
1952 TOR E 70 11 -- 1
1953 TOR E 70 10 -- 0
1954 OTT E 72 1 -- 0
1955 WPG E 77 14 -- 0
1956 WPG E 77 13 -- 0
1958 LDN E 87 7 -- 0
1959 LDN E 87 11 -- 0
1960 LDN E 87 8 -- 0
  • 1986 Winner (HAM) Coach of the Year
  • London Lords (Jan. 1, 1958 – Dec. 31, 1960)
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Oct. 7, 1983 – Sept. 30, 1987)
  • East All-Stars (Dec. 3, 1983 [interim])
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Nov. 17, 1987 – Sept. 24, 1990)

Al Bruno's Head Coaching Record
ORFU
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season31181300.581735649
Playoffs62400.333148131
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season114555630.5092,8462,964
Playoffs96300.667251223
Grey Cup41300.250120142
  • 1966 Assistant