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)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T475th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 124
(Rank: T718th,
93rd 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.

  • 1979 (HAM)