Bill Baker

Bio

Full name: William Baker

Preferred name: Bill

Born Aug. 29, 1944 in Kindersley, SK (76 years old)

Last Season (1978) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Position: DE
  • Jersey: #76
Amateur Programs
  • Otterbein
  • Regina Rams Jr.
  • Scott Collegiate HS (Regina, SK)
11 Season Career with BC, SSK

Active years: 1968–1978

176 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 174 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
  • 1969 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1972 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1972 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1973 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1973 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1975 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1975 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1975 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1976 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1976 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1976 Winner (BC) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Bill Baker was inducted into the Player wing in 1994 (CFHoF profile).

Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Bill Baker was inducted in 1990.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 174
(Rank: T219th,
98th percentile,
174 CFL games)
0 2
1968 SSK 65 16 -- 0
1969 SSK 65 16 -- 1
1970 SSK 65 16 -- 0
1971 SSK 65 16 -- 0
1972 SSK 65 16 -- 1
1973 SSK 76 16 -- 0
1974 BC 76 14 -- 0
1975 BC 76 16 -- 0
1976 BC 76 16 -- 0
1977 SSK 76 16 -- 0
1978 SSK 76 16 -- 0