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Oatten Fisher
Date of birth: April 1, 1924
Place of birth: Salisbury, NC, USA
Career information
Position(s): Guard, Tackle
College: University of North Carolina
Organizations
 As player:
1950
1951
1952-1953
1954
1955-1956
1959
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Toronto Argonauts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Toronto Argonauts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
Honors: ORFU All-Star - 1950, 1953, 1955

Oatten Fisher is a former all-star Canadian Football League player.

Having played his college football at the University of North Carolina, Fisher embarked on a 8 year career in Canada. While he only played 16 games over 2 seasons with the Toronto Argonauts, he had a successful stint with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers of the Ontario Rugby Football Union, where he was selected an all-star 3 times.[1] He finished his football career in 1959 with the Calgary Stampeders.[2]

Fisher was among the first African-American players to break the colour barrier in the CFL.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Toronto Argonaut 2006 Media Guide
  2. CFLAPEDIA entry - Oatten Fisher

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