Gordie Rowland

Bio

Full name: Gordon Rowland

Preferred name: Gordie

Born: Sept. 1, 1930 in Montreal, QC

Died: Oct. 2, 2018

Last Season (1964) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 172 lbs
  • Position: HB, LB
  • Jersey: #27
Amateur Programs
  • Montreal Orfuns Int.
  • William Dawson HS (Montreal, QC)
11 Season Career with WPG

Active years: 1954–1964

167 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 163 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
  • 1958 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Gordie Rowland was inducted into the Player wing in 1986.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Gordie Rowland was inducted into the Player wing in 1997.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T319th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 163
(Rank: T296th,
97th percentile,
163 CFL games)
0 4
1954 WPG HB 97 16 -- 0
1955 WPG HB 97 16 -- 0
1956 WPG HB 97 16 -- 0
1957 WPG HB 97 16 -- 1
1958 WPG HB 97 16 -- 1
1959 WPG HB 27 13 -- 1
1960 WPG HB, LB 27 16 -- 0
1961 WPG HB, LB 27 16 -- 1
1962 WPG HB, LB 27 14 -- 0
1963 WPG DB 27 16 -- 0
1964 WPG HB, LB 27 8 -- 0