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 with EDM

Active years: 1955–1963, 1965

143 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 140 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
  • 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.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 140
(Rank: T499th,
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