Bill “Red Dog” Ceretti

Bio

Full name: Willie Ceretti

Preferred name: Bill

Nickname: Red Dog

Born: March 10, 1912

Died: May 5, 1974

Last Season (1949) Vitals:
  • Weight: 206 lbs
  • Position: G, T
  • Jersey: #6
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Winnipeg Native Sons Jr.
11 Season Career

Active years: 1935–1941, 1946–1949
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1935–1941, 1946–1949

74 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 68 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
6 Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1935 Grey Cup
  • 1937 Grey Cup
  • 1938 Grey Cup
  • 1939 Grey Cup
  • 1946 Grey Cup (Watch 1946 Grey Cup on Demand)
  • 1947 Grey Cup
Season/Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons (1 team)
(Rank: T485th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
68
(Rank: T2148th,
81st percentile,
68 CFL games)
0 6
1935 WPG MW 6 Unknown -- 1
1936 WPG G 8 -- 0
1937 WPG G, T 6 6 -- 1
1938 WPG G 6 8 -- 1
1939 WPG G 36 12 -- 1
1940 WPG G 7 -- 0
1941 WPG G 1 -- 0
1946 WPG G 6 7 -- 1
1947 WPG G, T 39 7 -- 1
1948 WPG G, T 6 11 -- 0
1949 WPG G, T 6 1 -- 0
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Bill “Red Dog” Ceretti was inducted into the Player wing in 1985.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Bill “Red Dog” Ceretti was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.