Rube Ludwig

Rubin Ludwig (c. 1920 – July 5, 1991) was a Canadian professional football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played in 4 Grey Cups with Winnipeg in 1941 and 1945, winning in 1941. Also played with Calgary in 1947 and 1948. He again won the Grey Cup with the Stampeders in 1948.[1] He previously played junior football in Winnipeg, Manitoba.[2] He died after a long illness in 1991.[3][4]

Rube Ludwig
No. 37
Born:c. 1920
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: (aged 71)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career history
As player
1941, 1945Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19461948Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1941,1948)


  1. Rube Ludwig Just Sports Stats.
  2. Sketches in Brief of Players for Football Final: Calgary The Globe and Mail (1936-Current); Nov 25, 1948; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail (1844-2011) pg. 20
  3. "Classified", Winnipeg Free Press, Wednesday, July 10, 1991, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  4. SALLY LUDWIG Winnipeg Free Press.

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