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
Career history
As player
1980 Toronto Argonauts
1981-1983 Calgary Stampeders
1984-1991 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