Danny Bass

Inducted in 2000

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College Team: Michigan State University
Danny Bass attended Michigan State University before beginning his Canadian Football League Career with the Toronto Argonauts.

       Bass began his career in the Linebacker position. In 1981, he was traded to the Calgary Stampeders, where he was named an All-Canadian and was also named to the All-Star team in 1982 and 1983. Bass moved from Calgary to the Edmonton Eskimos and continued his stellar CFL career from 1984 to 1991 where he won numerous personal achievements.

       Highlights of his 12-year career includes 23 interceptions for a total of 243 yards returned and one touchdown. He recovered 21 fumbles for a total of 109 yards with two touchdowns and had 52 quarterback sacks.

       Danny Bass was added to the Edmonton Eskimos’ Wall of Honour in 1992.


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College Team: Michigan State University



Playing Career
Toronto Argonauts
1980, 1981
Calgary Stampeders
1981 - 1983
Edmonton Eskimos
1984 - 1991

Awards/Honours

—All-Canadian Linebacker
1982, 1983, 1986, 1988 - 1990

—All-Western Linebacker
1982, 1983, 1985 - 1990

—Norm Fieldgate Trophy Winner
1983, 1988, 1989

—Schenley Award for Most Oustanding Defensive Player
1989

—Grey Cup Participation
1987, 1990

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1987


Class of 2000
—Danny Bass
—Grover Covington
—James Murphy
—Dave Raimey
—Hugh Campbell