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Lyle Bauer (born August 22, 1958 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is the former president and chief operating officer of the Calgary Stampeders and is a former Canadian Football League offensive lineman who played ten seasons in the CFL, all for Winnipeg.

Lyle Bauer
Born: (1958-08-22) August 22, 1958 (age 61)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusNational
Position(s)G/C/CEO
CollegeWeber State University
CFL draft1979 / Round: 5 / Pick: 38
Drafted bySaskatchewan Roughriders
Career history
As administrator
2000–2009Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2010–presentCalgary Stampeders
As player
19821991Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1984, 1988, 1990)
  • Blue Bombers Most Outstanding Lineman (1988)
HonoursBlue Bomber Hall of Fame (1998)

In 1988, Bauer was named the Blue Bombers Most Outstanding Lineman. He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1984, 1988, 1990. In 1998, he was inducted into the Blue Bomber Hall of Fame.[1]

Bauer resigned as the president and chief executive officer of the Blue Bombers on Dec 17th, 2009. A CFL source confirmed that he was going to be taking over the job of president of the Calgary Stampeders.[2] During his executive career the Blue Bombers played in the Grey Cup 4 times, 1992, 1993, 2001, and 2007.

On January 2010, the Calgary Stampeders announced that Bauer would be their new chief operating officer and president.[3] He held these positions for three years, resigning in January 2013.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WFC Hall of Fame". Winnipeg Football Club. Retrieved 2008-07-19.
  2. ^ "Bomber boss may be Stamps bound". The Vancouver Sun. Archived from the original on 2009-12-19. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  3. ^ "Bauer officially unveiled as Stampeders' president". National Post. Retrieved 2010-01-25.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-11-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)