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
Amateur Programs
  • Winnipeg Native Sons Jr.
10 Season Career with WPG

Active years: 1936–1941, 1946–1949

73 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 68 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
5 Grey Cup Appearances
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.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T464th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 68
(Rank: T1892nd,
82nd percentile,
68 CFL games)
0 5
1936 WPG G 8 -- 0
1937 WPG G, T 6 -- 1
1938 WPG G 8 -- 1
1939 WPG G 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