Danny Bass

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Danny Bass
No. Toronto-49, Cgy, Edm-30
Date of birth: (1958-03-31) March 31, 1958 (age 57)
Place of birth: Lansing, Michigan
Career information
CFL status: International
Position(s): LB
College: Michigan State
As player:
Toronto Argonauts
Calgary Stampeders
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1987)
CFL All-Star: 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
CFL West All-Star: 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
Awards: 1988 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
1989 CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player
1989 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
Honours: 1992 - Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour
Career stats

Danny Bass (born March 31, 1958) is a former linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts in 1980, Calgary Stampeders from 1981–1983 and the Edmonton Eskimos from 1984-1991 of the Canadian Football League. He won a Grey Cup for the Eskimos and played in another two for them. Bass was voted one of the CFL's top 50 players (#44) by Canadian sports network TSN.

Bass was the MVP of Michigan State University, his senior season of 1979. He is the all time leader in career tackles for the Spartans.

Bass was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2000.[1]


  1. ^ Danny Bass Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved March 2011