Bob Simpson

Bio

Full name: Robert Simpson

Preferred name: Bob

Born: April 20, 1930 in Windsor, ON

Died: Nov. 28, 2007

Last Season (1962) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Position: E
  • Jersey: #70
Amateur Programs
  • Western Ontario
  • Patterson Collegiate HS (Windsor, ON)
14 Season Career with WND, OTT

Active years: 1949–1962

182 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 180 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1955 Division Finalist (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1956 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1956 Division Finalist (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1957 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Bob Simpson was inducted into the Player wing in 1976 (CFHoF profile).

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T127th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
2 teams 180
(Rank: T254th,
97th percentile,
169 CFL games)
0 2
1949 WND E 36 11 -- 0
1950 OTT E 60 11 -- 0
1951 OTT E 60 12 -- 1
1952 OTT E 70 12 -- 0
1953 OTT E 70 13 -- 0
1954 OTT E 70 11 -- 0
1955 OTT E 70 12 -- 0
1956 OTT E 70 14 -- 0
1957 OTT E 70 14 -- 0
1958 OTT E 70 14 -- 0
1959 OTT E 91 14 -- 0
1960 OTT E 70 14 -- 1
1961 OTT E 70 14 -- 0
1962 OTT E 70 14 -- 0