Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr.

Bio

Full name: Robert Porter Tinsley, Jr.

Nickname: Buddy

Born: Aug. 16, 1924 in Damon, TX

Died: Sept. 14, 2011 (Obituary)

Last Season (1960) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 245 lbs
  • Position: T
  • Jersey: #64
Amateur Programs
  • Baylor
  • Barbers Hill HS (Mont Belvieu, TX)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1950–1960
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1950–1960

166 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 161 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
5 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T323rd,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 161
(Rank: T489th,
95th percentile,
161 CFL games)
0 5
1950 WPG T 66 12 -- 1
1951 WPG T 66 14 -- 0
1952 WPG T 66 15 -- 0
1953 WPG T 66 14 -- 1
1954 WPG T 64 14 -- 0
1955 WPG T 64 16 -- 0
1956 WPG T 64 16 -- 0
1957 WPG T 64 16 -- 1
1958 WPG T 64 14 -- 1
1959 WPG T 64 15 -- 1
1960 WPG T 64 15 -- 0
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1982 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1984.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1994.