Billy Shipp

Bio

Full name: William Leonard Shipp

Preferred name: Billy

Born: Oct. 16, 1930 in Mobile, AL

Died: June 9, 2011 (Obituary)

Last Season (1965) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 5″
  • Weight: 275 lbs
  • Position: T
  • Jersey: #66
Amateur Programs
  • Alabama
  • Murphy HS (Mobile, AL)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1955–1965
Active teams (2):

  • TOR 1955–1956, 1961–1965
  • MTL 1956–1960

121 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 120 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season/Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons (2 teams)
(Rank: T204th,
98th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
120
(Rank: T967th,
91st percentile,
120 CFL games)
0 1
1955 TOR T 69 12 -- 0
1956 TOR T 69 2 -- 0
  MTL T 68 5 -- 1
  1956 Total (2 Teams)     7 -- 1
1957 MTL T 68 3 -- 0
1958 MTL T 68 14 -- 0
1959 MTL T 68 14 -- 0
1960 MTL T 68 9 -- 0
1961 TOR T 66 14 -- 0
1962 TOR T 66 14 -- 0
1963 TOR T 66 6 -- 0
1964 TOR T 66 13 -- 0
1965 TOR T 66 14 -- 0
  • 1959 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1964 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1965 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Lineman