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Most significantly, Ealey was the first black quarterback to lead his team to a Grey Cup title, in with Hamilton. Go behind the scenes at the Toledo Zoo, where every day brings something new and exciting. I felt very good about it…that I could walk away from the game versus being pushed away. He currently lives in Brampton with his wife. The ball sailed through the uprights…UT won by a point. Join free for 30 days.

Retrieved November 28, At home he was listening to his parents using words that made him uncomfortable. The Warehouse District Revitalized. The season was a repeat of the two previous…a perfect record, a third MAC championship and another trip to the Tangerine Bowl, beating Richmond handily, On a brutally cold, blustery day in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Rockets were down with less than two minutes remaining. If I ever had an inclination to adorn my wall at home with a sports hero, it would be an image, preferably signed, of Chuck Ealey. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. Chuck Ealey, Toledo Football.

Life story of Tiger-Cats’ great Chuck Ealey in spotlight at Eden Mills Writers Festival

No matter, Ealey still had a professional career in the NFL to look forward to. Retrieved September 1, In her new book featuring illustrations by Matt James, Richardson begins with her dad’s birth in at a time and in a community with strong racial divisions.

We hope you have enjoyed your free trial! The way my father asserted himself was reprehensible to the white men running professional football teams across the country. After that, though, his time as a football player in the United States is over. Yet defining how prejudice and racism continue to have implications in different realms of society are ongoing topics of research, policy discussions and public debate.


The epitome of character, integrity and respect, he just keeps on winning. Retrieved March 26, Special 56m 46s checkmark Add to Watchlist.

At the time, there were 17 rounds in the NFL draft. His kids and grandkids still wear the No. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

I was more ticked off because we lost a game than it being the first loss. Log in Create Free Account Help. Community Feb 23, At home he was listening to his parents using words that made him uncomfortable. Richardson says that moment had a significant impact on her father’s white classmates, whom she interviewed for the book.

Ealey would get one more shot over a final drive, albeit against an exceptionally strong headwind. Bell Jyles Ray J. Toledo Rockets starting quarterbacks. You Might Also Like Left.

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The Unexpected Gift of Hospice. No credit card required. Food and Drink Feb 23, Briscoe had a successful first season but asked for a release because the Broncos no longer intended to play him at first-string.

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. Many black players who were drafted and began as quarterbacks were forced to play other positions. The Stone Thrower gets its title from Ealey’s youth.

Scene from Stone Thrower: Racial profiling by police is not a new phenomenon. Community Feb 24, All Time Game Results.


As history played out, head coach Frank Lauterbur sent an assistant down in time to see Ealey play in his final high school basketball home game. Now living in Brampton with her husband Mark and three-year-old son Edan, Ealey Richardson says the book proved to be a voyage chucj discovery about her father and herself.

Surely, based on what he had just done, something no one had ever done, his ticket to the NFL was secure, right? Submit Register Login To post a comment please register or login.

The book was unveiled at a gala launch at the Living Arts Centre last fall with father and daughter taking part in a question and answer session.

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Ealey put up yards passing and rushed for 63 yards in the championship game. Director Officer shows viewers how Ealey essentially followed that same path to Canada. He helped secure a 13—10 last minute victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 60th Grey Cupwhen he also won the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player award after passing for yards and a touchdown and rushing for 63 yards. No matter…Ealey would eventually get the last word.

Beyond the Ballet Barre: Ealey was undefeated as a high school and college quarterback in the U.