Eddie James
Date of birth(1907-09-30)September 30, 1907
Place of birthWinnipeg, Manitoba
Date of deathDecember 26, 1958(1958-12-26) (aged 51)
Place of deathWinnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)RB/DB/Flying wing
Career history
As player
1928Regina Pats
1928–31Regina Roughriders
1932St.John's Rugby Football Club
1934–1935Winnipeg 'Pegs
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Eddie "Dynamite" James (September 30, 1907 – December 26, 1958) was a running back for the Regina Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.[1] James was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2004.[2] The Eddie James Memorial Trophy is named after him. His son Gerry James also played for the Blue Bombers and also is inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.


  1. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry - Eddie James
  2. ^ "Profile at Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2007-10-21. Retrieved 2008-01-19.