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Miles Franklin Palmer

Boxing, Football Athlete - Inducted 1983

Miles Franklin Palmer joined the Edmonton Eskimos Football Team in 1921 and was a member of the team when they played against the Toronto Argonauts in the first East-West Grey Cup game. He was selected as a Canadian All-Star. In 1924, he was the Middleweight and Lightweight Amateur Boxing Champion of Alberta and competed at the Olympic Boxing Trials in Toronto. In 1925, he won both the Alberta Light Heavyweight and the Canadian Middleweight Amateur Boxing Championships.