By Bailey

Bio

Full name: Byron Ledare Bailey

Preferred name: By

Born: Oct. 12, 1930 in Omaha, NE

Died: Jan. 18, 1998

Last Season (1964) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 192 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #38
Amateur Programs
  • Washington State
  • West HS (Seattle, WA)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1954–1964
Active teams (1):

  • BC 1954–1964

155 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 153 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T323rd,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 153
(Rank: T384th,
96th percentile,
153 CFL games)
0 2
1954 BC FB 88 14 -- 0
1955 BC FB 88 14 -- 0
1956 BC FB 88 16 -- 0
1957 BC FB 88 15 -- 0
1958 BC FB 88 11 -- 0
1959 BC FB 88 7 -- 0
1960 BC FB 38 16 -- 0
1961 BC FB 38 14 -- 0
1962 BC DB 38 16 -- 0
1963 BC DB 38 14 -- 1
1964 BC DB 38 16 -- 1
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

By Bailey was inducted into the Player wing in 1975 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

By Bailey's jersey #38 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

By Bailey was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

By Bailey was inducted into the Player wing in 1975.

BC Football Hall of Fame

By Bailey was inducted into the Player wing in 2012.