Your Guide to Investors Group Field

June 2013

A guide to the new home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Investors Group Field

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8 Your Guide to Investors Group Field BOMBER GREATS Continued from page 7 As quarterback, Ploen led his team to six Grey Cup appearances, including four victories. In the 49th Grey Cup in 1961, he scored one of the most memorable touchdowns in professional football history, eluding numerous defenders on an 18-yard run into the end zone during overtime to win. Brown was named as the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian in his first year playing for the Bombers as defensive tackle in 2001. Despite being one of the oldest players in the CFL, Brown continued to excel during the 2010 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season. He finished with his seventh CFL all-star nod that year. Poplawski, a receiver, was selected to the all-star team five times. He helped the Bombers win the 72nd Grey Cup in 1984 with five catches for 101 yards and a touchdown. At the age of 29, he ended his career with 8,341 receiving yards on 549 receptions and 48 touchdowns. "All four are equally great on and off the field and are true ambassadors of our football club," said Bannon. "They always take extra time to sign every autograph, shake every hand and, to this day, continue to bleed blue and gold in support of our team and community. They love their fans and, clearly, the fans still love them, too. " The sheer size of the gates will also make them popular meeting spots. � aluminum � brass � zinc � steel � e-waste � lead � catalytic converters � stainless steel � batteries � copper "These gates are iconic visuals that will take on a life of their own," said Bannon, "since they represent both our rich past and our exciting future." Investors Group Field will also feature Bombers alumni on eight smaller gates and 16 directional signs. Congratulations to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on the opening of Investors Group Field. We are happy we could take part in making this project so successful. 204.774.0192 866.820.2786 MOVING MADE EASY! 72 rothwell road, winnipeg, mb (1 block south of IKEA) "Proudly serving Winnipeg and area since 1971" The trusted name in metal recycling • 204 257-0229

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