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In pictures: What did Grey Cup play look like in 1909?

Some photos from the Globe archive of Grey Cup action from the 1940s - 1970s (and one shot from 1909). In honour of the 100th Grey Cup, we want your Grey Cup photos and memories. Send them to community@globeandmail.com with Grey Cup in the subject line.

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Victorious University of Toronto Varsity Blues' Smirle Lawson carries the ball in the first Grey Cup game on Dec. 4, 1909. The Blues defeated the Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club at Rosedale Field by a score of 26-6.

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A section of the crowd, which filled every cranny of Empire Stadium in Vancouver, for the Grey Cup final between the Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes on Nov. 26, 1955. Official attendance was 39,413.

Vancouver Sun

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Grey Cup action between Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes on Nov. 24, 1956.

Harry McLorinan/The Globe and Mail

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Connie Upper, 5, the youngest baton twirler majorette in Canada, seen Nov. 24, 1956.

Frank Chamberlain Photography

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Eleanor Foster, 17, a receptionist, and Jane Mackie, 19, airlines reservation clerk compete for the Miss Grey Cup crown on Nov. 22, 1956.

John Boyd/The Globe and Mail

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Imitators of the Hamilton Tigerettes celebrate their team's victory at the lobby of the Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Nov. 30, 1957.

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The Grey Cup parade in Toronto on Nov. 30, 1957.

John Boyd/The Globe and Mail

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Grey Cup action between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Nov. 30, 1957.

John Boyd/The Globe and Mail

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The Grey Cup trophy is worn with pride by Len Back of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after the team’s victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Nov. 30, 1957.

Harry McLorinan/The Globe and Mail

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Minutes after their 35-28 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in today, Saturday, November 29, 1958's Grey Cup classic at Vancouver, From left, Norm Rauhaus, coach Bud Grant and Jimmy Van Pelt, members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, toast their triumph on Nov. 29, 1958.

The Canadian Press

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Baton-twirling majorettes march along the streets of Toronto during the Grey Cup Parade on Nov. 28, 1959.

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Marjorie Matthews, Miss Argo 1959, pictured on Nov. 27, 1959.

John Boyd/The Globe and Mail

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach Ralph Sazio watches star linebacker John Barrow sip champagne from the Grey Cup in Toronto on Nov. 27, 1965.

Boris Spremo/The Globe and Mail

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Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed waves to the crowd lining the route of the Grey Cup parade in Vancouver on Nov. 29, 1971.

The Canadian Press

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