Dave Sprague

Bio

Full name: David Shafer Sprague

Preferred name: Dave

Born: Aug. 11, 1910 in Dunkirk, NY

Died: Feb. 20, 1968

Last Season (1940) Vitals:
  • Position: T
Amateur Programs
  • Delta HS (Hamilton, ON)
11 Season Career with HAM, OTT

Active years: 1930–1940

69 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 65 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1939
  • 1940
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Dave Sprague was inducted into the Player wing in 1963 (charter member) (CFHoF profile).

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Dave Sprague was inducted into the Player wing in 1975.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 65
(Rank: T1966th,
82nd percentile,
65 CFL games)
0 4
1930 HAM T 6 -- 0
1931 HAM T 6 -- 0
1932 HAM T 6 -- 1
1933 OTT T 6 -- 0
1934 OTT FW, HB 4 -- 0
1935 OTT T 9 -- 0
1936 OTT T 6 -- 1
1937 OTT T 6 -- 0
1938 OTT T 5 -- 0
1939 OTT T 54 6 -- 1
1940 OTT T 5 -- 1