Don Getty, Sr.

Bio

Full name: Donald Ross Getty, Sr.

Preferred name: Don

Born: June 20, 1933 in Westmount, QC

Died: Feb. 26, 2016

Drafted in 1955 as FW by HAM
3rd overall (3rd position in 1st round) from Western Ontario.

Last Season (1965) Vitals:
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #27
Relations
  • Dale Getty, Jr. (Child)
Amateur Programs
  • Western Ontario
10 Season Career

Active years: 1955–1963, 1965
Active teams (1):

  • EDM 1955–1963, 1965

143 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 140 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 140
(Rank: T505th,
95th percentile,
140 CFL games)
0 3
1955 EDM QB 87 16 -- 1
1956 EDM QB 87 16 -- 1
1957 EDM QB 87 14 -- 0
1958 EDM QB 87 16 -- 0
1959 EDM QB 27 16 -- 0
1960 EDM QB 27 12 -- 1
1961 EDM QB 27 16 -- 0
1962 EDM QB 27 15 -- 0
1963 EDM QB 27 16 -- 0
1965 EDM QB 27 3 -- 0
  • 1957 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1959 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

Don Getty, Sr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1992.