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Ed Mularchyk
Personal information
Date of birth: 1936
Date of death: May 5, 1992
Place of death: Windsor, Ontario
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Ed Mularchyk is a former award winning Canadian Football League player.

Mularchyk played with Windsor AKO Fratmen,[1] helping win the national Junior championship in 1954 (against the Winnipeg Rods).[2] He played one season with the Ottawa Rough Riders and won the Gruen Trophy as Canadian rookie of the year in the east, though there was some controversy surrounding his selection.[3] He later attended the University of Western Ontario, playing football[4] and becoming and ophthalmologist.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Windsor AKO Fratmen
  2. Winnipeg Bows in Junior Final Leader-Post, November 22, 1954
  3. Kinsella's Corner: Rookie of the Year isn't eligible to win, by Jack Kinsella, Ottawa Citizen, November 3, 1958. NOTE: Though Mularchyk won the Gruen Trophy as a member of the Ottawa Rough Riders, there seems to be no record of him having played a regular season game for Ottawa.
  4. Stu McNiell still a Pro Windsor Star, November 1, 1961
  5. DEATHS * AVIS DE DECES, Canadian Medical Association Journal 1992; 147 (9), November 1, 1992.
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