Gene “Choo-Choo” Roberts

Bio

Full name: Eugene O. Roberts

Preferred name: Gene

Nickname: Choo-Choo

Born: Jan. 20, 1923 in KS

Died: July 6, 2009

Last Season (1954) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 188 lbs
  • Position: HB, K
  • Jersey: #81
Amateur Programs
  • Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Kansas
  • East HS (Kansas City, MO)
4 Season Career with MTL, OTT

Active years: 1951–1954

52 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 52 regular season games
Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1953 Division Finalist (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
4 seasons
(Rank: T2740th,
75th percentile,
4 CFL seasons)
2 teams 52
(Rank: T2450th,
77th percentile,
52 CFL games)
0 0
1951 MTL HB, K 62 12 -- 0
1952 OTT HB 81 12 -- 0
1953 OTT HB, K 81 14 -- 0
1954 OTT HB, K 81 14 -- 0