Pete Thodos

Peter Nickolas Thodos (November 11, 1927 – December 25, 2011) was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won the Grey Cup with the Stampeders in 1948.[1] Thodos was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia where he also played junior football. He is best known for having scored the winning touchdown of the Grey Cup game, completing the 12–7 victory over the Ottawa Rough Riders for the championship. Thodos died of heart disease in 2011; at the time of his death he was one of the last living members of the 1948 Stampeders Grey Cup team.[2][3]

Pete Thodos
Thodos in 1948
Born:(1927-11-11)November 11, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia
Died:December 25, 2011(2011-12-25) (aged 84)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight178 lb (81 kg)
Career history
As player
19481949Calgary Stampeders
19501951Montreal Alouettes
19521953Calgary Stampeders
1954BC Lions
1954Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19551956Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1948)


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