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Who Threw The Beer At Rocket Ismail?

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Who Threw The Beer At Rocket Ismail?

One of the biggest questions from my childhood is, "Who threw the beer at Rocket Ismail?" To the best of my knowledge, this question has never been answered. I remember it like it was yesterday: The 79th Grey Cup, November 24, 1991, Winnipeg Stadium, Calgary Stampeders vs. Toronto Argonauts. The Stampeders were led by the duo of quarterback Danny Barrett and slotback Allen Pitts, while the Argonauts' roster featured quarterback Matt Dunigan and an electrifying rookie named Raghib "Rocket" Ismail. Coming out of Notre Dame, Rocket Ismail was the projected #1 pick of the 1991 NFL Draft. Before the draft took...

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