Danny Bass
No. 49, 30
Born: (1958-03-31) March 31, 1958 (age 65)
Bath, Michigan, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
CollegeMichigan State
Career history
As player
1980Toronto Argonauts
19811983Calgary Stampeders
19841991Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1987)
CFL All-Star1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
CFL West All-Star1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990
Awards1988 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
1989 CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player
1989 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
Honours1992 - 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 to 1983 and the Edmonton Eskimos from 1984 to 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.[1]

Bass was the MVP of Michigan State University,[1] 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.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Danny Bass". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2022-10-02.
  2. ^ Danny Bass Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved March 2011