Don “Red Dog” Ettinger

Bio

Full name: Donald Nesbit Ettinger

Preferred name: Don

Nickname: Red Dog

Born: Nov. 20, 1921 in Independence, MO

Died: Feb. 13, 1992

Last Season (1954) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 215 lbs
  • Position: G, K
  • Jersey: #55
Amateur Programs
  • Kansas
  • Sunflower HS (Sunflower, KS)
4 Season Career with SSK, TOR, HAM

Active years: 1951–1954

54 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 52 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
4 seasons
(Rank: T2773rd,
75th percentile,
4 CFL seasons)
3 teams 52
(Rank: T2468th,
77th percentile,
52 CFL games)
0 2
1951 SSK K 74 14 -- 1
1952 TOR C, K 40 12 -- 1
1953 TOR C, LB 40 14 -- 0
1954 HAM G, K 55 12 -- 0