Normie Kwong

Bio

Full name: Norman L. Kwong

Preferred name: Normie

Other nicknames: The China Clipper

Born: Oct. 24, 1929 in Calgary, AB

Died: Sept. 3, 2016

Last Season (1960) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #15
Amateur Programs
  • North Hill Blizzard Jr.
  • Western Canada HS (Calgary, AB)
13 Season Career with CGY, EDM

Active years: 1948–1960

189 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 183 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
  • 1955 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1956 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1958 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1955 Winner (EDM) Lionel Conacher Award (CP Male Athlete of the Year)
  • 2016 Winner (EDM) Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Normie Kwong was inducted into the Player wing in 1969 (CFHoF profile).

Calgary Stampeders Wall of Fame

Normie Kwong was inducted into the Builder wing in 2012.

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Normie Kwong was inducted into the Player wing in 1980.

Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour

Normie Kwong was inducted into the Player wing in 1983.

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Normie Kwong was inducted into the Player wing in 1975.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T126th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
2 teams 183
(Rank: T181st,
98th percentile,
183 CFL games)
0 6
1948 CGY HB 23 12 -- 1
1949 CGY HB 23 13 -- 1
1950 CGY HB 23 8 -- 0
1951 EDM HB 30 14 -- 0
1952 EDM HB 95 15 -- 1
1953 EDM HB 95 15 -- 0
1954 EDM HB 95 12 -- 1
1955 EDM HB 95 16 -- 1
1956 EDM HB 95 15 -- 0
1957 EDM HB 95 15 -- 0
1958 EDM HB 95 16 -- 0
1959 EDM HB 15 16 -- 0
1960 EDM HB 15 16 -- 1