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Personal information
Date of birth: 1939 (age 79–80)
Place of birth: Edmonton, Alberta
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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Mike Lashuk (born 1939 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former award winning fullback who played in the Canadian Football League for the Edmonton Eskimos from 1957 to 1963.

A native of Edmonton, Lashuk won the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy for Canadian rookie of the year in the west in 1957,[1] rushing for 164 yards and intercepting 2 passes.[2] He played defensive back for a couple of seasons, with 5 interceptions in 1959 and 4 in 1960. He finally got his chance at fullback, teaming up with Eskimo legend Johnny Bright, rushing for 757 yards in 1961 and leading the team with 802 rushing yards in 1962. He retired after 7 seasons in 1963.

ReferencesEdit

  1. FANBASE entry : Mike Lashuk
  2. 1957 CFL record Book
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