Carlton “Cookie” Gilchrist

Bio

Full name: Carlton Chester Gilchrist

Nickname: Cookie

Born: May 25, 1935 in Brackenridge, PA

Died: Jan. 10, 2011

Last Season (1961) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Position: FB
  • Jersey: #21
Amateur Programs
  • Har-Brack HS (Natrona Heights, PA)
8 Season Career with SAR, KWD, HAM, SSK, TOR

Active years: 1954–1961

107 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 106 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
  • 1956 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1957 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1960 Division Finalist (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T1651st,
84th percentile,
6 CFL seasons)
5 teams 106
(Rank: T1517th,
86th percentile,
82 CFL games)
0 1
1954 SAR FB 12 -- 0
1955 KWD FB 12 -- 0
1956 HAM HB 84, 85 12 -- 0
1957 HAM FB, K 85 14 -- 1
1958 SSK FB 91 16 -- 0
1959 TOR FB, K 85 14 -- 0
1960 TOR FB, K 21 14 -- 0
1961 TOR FB 21 12 -- 0