Virgil Wagner

Bio

Full name: Virgil Edwin Wagner

Born: Feb. 27, 1922 in Belleville, IL

Died: Aug. 22, 1997

Last Season (1954) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #78
Amateur Programs
  • Millikin
9 Season Career with MTL

Active years: 1946–1954

111 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 110 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Virgil Wagner was inducted into the Player wing in 1980 (CFHoF profile).

Montreal Alouettes Numéros Retirés (Retired Numbers)

Virgil Wagner's jersey #78 is retired.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T664th,
93rd percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 110
(Rank: T919th,
91st percentile,
110 CFL games)
0 1
1946 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1947 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1948 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1949 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1950 MTL HB 78 10 -- 0
1951 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1952 MTL HB 78 12 -- 0
1953 MTL HB 78 14 -- 0
1954 MTL HB 78 14 -- 1