|Date of birth:July 31, 1926|
|Place of birth: Hamilton, Ontario|
|Date of death: January 7, 2010(aged 83)|
|Place of death: Port Perry, Ontario|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Career highlights and awards|
A graduate of the Hamilton Tigers junior and senior program, the big and talented Festeryga joined the Montreal Alouettes in 1949. Playing 9 regular season games, he was an integral part of their first Grey Cup championship. He later played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and finished his career in 1952 after 2 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos.
He later became a breeder of Appaloosa horses and Murray Grey cattle. He died on January 7, 2010, survived by his wife Barbara and his many children and grandchildren.