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
  • Belleville Township HS (Belleville, IL)
9 Season Career

Active years: 1946–1954
Active teams (1):

  • MTL 1946–1954

111 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 110 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
9 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 110
(Rank: T926th,
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
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.