Al Benecick

Bio

Full name: Alexander G. Benecick

Preferred name: Al

Born: March 20, 1937 in Bristol, CT

Died: Sept. 29, 2015

Last Season (1969) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 245 lbs
  • Position: T
  • Jersey: #54
Amateur Programs
  • Syracuse
  • Bristol HS (Bristol, CT)
11 Season Career with SSK, EDM

Active years: 1959–1969

144 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 143 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
  • 1964 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1965 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1966 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Al Benecick was inducted into the Player wing in 1996 (CFHoF profile).

Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Al Benecick was inducted in 1991.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 143
(Rank: T459th,
95th percentile,
143 CFL games)
0 1
1959 SSK G 66 7 -- 0
1960 SSK T 66 16 -- 0
1961 SSK T 66 16 -- 0
1962 SSK T 66 16 -- 0
1963 SSK T 66 16 -- 0
1964 SSK G, K 66 16 -- 0
1965 SSK G, T 66 16 -- 0
1966 SSK G, T 66 15 -- 1
1967 SSK T 66 5 -- 0
1968 SSK T 66 16 -- 0
1969 EDM T 54 4 -- 0
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Line
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1971 Line