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 J.G. 'Jake' Gaudaur - Inducted in 1984

Playing Career

1940-1941
Hamilton Tigers
1941
Toronto Argonauts
1942
Toronto RCAF Hurricanes
1945-1946
Toronto Indians (Ontario Rugby Football Union)
1947
Montreal Alouettes
1948-1949
Hamilton Tigers
1950-1951
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1953
Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Executive Career

1952-1953
Director, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1954-1955
President, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1956-1967
President & General Manager, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1968-1984
Commissioner, Canadian Football League

Even though Jacob Gill "Jake" Gaudaur did not start playing football until he was 19, he had a long and illustrious career in the sport. In 1942, as a member of the Toronto RCAF Hurricanes, Gaudaur helped the team to a Grey Cup Championship. He repeated the same feat 11 years later in 1953 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. While still an active player, Gaudaur had already assumed executive positions with his respective clubs. He was part owner of the Toronto Indians and was a Director with Hamilton before his retirement. From 1968 to 1984, J.G. was the Commissioner of the CFL. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Gaudaur is a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. J.G. Gaudaur was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a Builder in 1984.

Awards and Honours

Grey Cup Winning Teams
1942 and 1953
Grey Cup Winning Teams
1921, 1928, 1929