Frank Tripucka

Bio

Full name: Francis Joseph Tripucka

Preferred name: Frank

Born: Dec. 8, 1927 in Bloomfield, NJ

Died: Sept. 12, 2013

Last Season (1963) Vitals:
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #24
Amateur Programs
  • Notre Dame
  • Bloomfield HS (Bloomfield, NJ)
8 Season Career with SSK, OTT

Active years: 1953–1959, 1963

96 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 96 regular season games
Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1957 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1958 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Frank Tripucka was inducted in 1989.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T664th,
93rd percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
2 teams 96
(Rank: T1166th,
89th percentile,
96 CFL games)
0 0
1953 SSK QB, P 91 4 -- 0
1954 SSK QB 82 14 -- 0
1955 SSK QB 82 16 -- 0
1956 SSK QB 82 16 -- 0
1957 SSK QB 82 16 -- 0
1958 SSK QB 82 13 -- 0
1959 OTT QB, P 83 8 -- 0
  SSK QB 24 2 -- 0
  1959 Total 2 Teams     10 -- 0
1963 SSK QB 24 7 -- 0
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Oct. 1, 1959 – Dec. 31, 1959)

Frank Tripucka's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season71600.14382203