Joe Zuger

Bio

Full name: Joe Zuger

Born: Feb. 25, 1940 in Homestead, PA (82 years old)

Last Season (1971) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 212 lbs
  • Position: DB, QB
  • Jersey: #9
Amateur Programs
  • Arizona State
  • Homestead HS (Homestead, PA)
10 Season Career

Active years: 1962–1971
Active teams (1):

  • HAM 1962–1971

129 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 124 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
5 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T476th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 124
(Rank: T888th,
92nd percentile,
124 CFL games)
0 5
1962 HAM QB, P 9 14 -- 1
1963 HAM QB 9 13 -- 1
1964 HAM QB, P 9 8 -- 1
1965 HAM QB, P 9 14 -- 1
1966 HAM QB, P 9 13 -- 0
1967 HAM QB, P 9 14 -- 1
1968 HAM DB, P 9 14 -- 0
1969 HAM DB, P 9 11 -- 0
1970 HAM DB, QB 9 9 -- 0
1971 HAM DB, QB 9 14 -- 0
Joe Zuger Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Pass – Play T4th 108 yards (TD) HAM 1971 TOR 17 @ HAM 30
Passing Yards – Game -- 475 yards HAM 1962 SSK 21 @ HAM 67
 
Playoffs
Longest Pass – Play T10th 90 yards (TD) HAM 1965 OTT 7 @ HAM 17
  • 1967 Winner (HAM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Joe Zuger was inducted into the Player wing in 2007.

Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame

Joe Zuger was inducted in 2015 (Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame profile).

  • 1979 (HAM)