EDMONTON ESKIMOS
IN THE HALL OF FAME

 

BASS, DANNY (Inducted as a Player February 22, 2000)

A Schenley Award winner, Danny Bass was born on March 31, 1958 in Lansing, Michigan.  He attended Michigan State University.

Danny Bass began his CFL playing career in 1980 with the Toronto Argonauts in the linebacker position.  In 1981 he was traded to the Calgary Stampeders and was named All-Canadian and named to the All-Star eam in 1982 and 1983.  Bass continued his stellar CFL career in 1984 to 1991 with the Edmonton Eskimos and won numerous awards and honours.

Some highlights of his twelve year career included 23 interceptions for a total of 243 yards returned and 1 touchdown, 21 fumbles recovered for a total of 109 yards and 2 touchdowns, and 52 quarterback sacks.

 

Awards and Honours:

* CFL All-Star Team - 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989 and 1990.

* Western All-Star ( Linebacker) - 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

   & 1990

* Norm Fieldgate Trophy Winner - 1983, 1988 and 1989

* Schenley Most Outstanding Defensive Player - 1989

* Edmonton Eskimo Wall of Honour - 1992

* Grey Cup Participation - 1986, 1987, 1990

* Grey Cup Winning Team - 1987

 

 

 


Text Source: www.cfl.ca

Updated and edited Sept. 14, 2002

 

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