Gene Gaines

Bio

Full name: Eugene Carver Gaines

Preferred name: Gene

Born: June 26, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA (82 years old)

Last Season (1976) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #22
Amateur Programs
  • California-Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Jordan HS (Los Angeles, CA)
16 Season Career with OTT, MTL

Active years: 1961–1976

223 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 217 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Gene Gaines was inducted into the Player wing in 1994 (CFHoF profile).

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T24th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
2 teams 217
(Rank: T63rd,
99th percentile,
217 CFL games)
0 6
1961 MTL HB 22 10 -- 0
1962 OTT HB 22 14 -- 0
1963 OTT DB 22 14 -- 0
1964 OTT DB 22 14 -- 0
1965 OTT DB 22 14 -- 0
1966 OTT DB 22 14 -- 1
1967 OTT DB 22 14 -- 0
1968 OTT DB 22 14 -- 1
1969 OTT DB 22 14 -- 1
1970 MTL DB 22 14 -- 1
1971 MTL DB 22 14 -- 0
1972 MTL DB 22 14 -- 0
1973 MTL DB 22 5 -- 0
1974 MTL DB 22 16 -- 1
1975 MTL DB 22 16 -- 1
1976 MTL DB 22 16 -- 0
  • Montreal Alouettes 1981
  • Edmonton Elks 1982 Defensive backs
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1986 Defensive secondary
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1987 Defensive secondary
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1988 Defensive secondary
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Defensive secondary
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1990 Defensive secondary
  • BC Lions 1991 Defensive secondary
  • BC Lions 1992 Defensive secondary
  • BC Lions 1993 Defensive secondary
  • BC Lions 1994 Defensive secondary
  • BC Lions 1995 Defensive Coordinator
  • Montreal Alouettes 1996 Defensive backs
  • Montreal Alouettes 1997 Defensive backs
  • Montreal Alouettes 1998 Defensive backs
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1999 Defensive Coordinator
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2000 Defensive Coordinator
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2001 Defensive Coordinator
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Defensive backs
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Defensive backs