Norbert “Nobby” Wirkowski

Bio

Full name: Norbert Wirkowski

Nickname: Nobby

Born: Aug. 20, 1926 in Chicago, IL

Died: Oct. 15, 2014

Last Season (1960) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #29
Amateur Programs
  • Miami (OH)
  • Crane HS (Chicago, IL)
10 Season Career

Active years: 1951–1960
Active teams (3):

  • TOR 1951–1954, 1960
  • HAM 1955–1956
  • CGY 1957–1959

125 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 124 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T475th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
3 teams 124
(Rank: T718th,
93rd percentile,
124 CFL games)
0 1
1951 TOR QB 56 9 -- 0
1952 TOR QB 80 12 -- 1
1953 TOR QB 80 13 -- 0
1954 TOR QB 80 13 -- 0
1955 HAM QB 90 12 -- 0
1956 HAM QB 90 8 -- 0
1957 CGY QB 84 11 -- 0
1958 CGY QB 84 16 -- 0
1959 CGY QB 84 16 -- 0
1960 TOR QB 29 14 -- 0
Norbert “Nobby” Wirkowski Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Grey Cup
Longest Pass – Play T9th 75 yards TOR 1952 HAM 7 @ TOR 25 Nov. 29, 1952–Nov. 27, 1954
  • Toronto Argonauts (Aug. 24, 1962 – Nov. 30, 1964)

Norbert “Nobby” Wirkowski's Head Coaching Record
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season39112800.282653930