Jim Van Pelt, Jr.

Bio

Full name: James Sutton Van Pelt, Jr.

Preferred name: Jim

Born: Nov. 11, 1935 in Chicago, IL

Died: July 2, 2022 (Obituary)

Last Season (1959) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 183 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #10
Amateur Programs
  • Michigan
  • Evanston Township HS (Evanston, IL)
2 Season Career

Active years: 1958–1959
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1958–1959

28 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 27 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season/Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
2 seasons (1 team)
(Rank: T4883rd,
58th percentile,
2 CFL seasons)
27
(Rank: T4341st,
63rd percentile,
27 CFL games)
0 1
1958 WPG QB 86 12 -- 1
1959 WPG QB 10 15 -- 0
Jim Van Pelt, Jr. Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Pass – Play T7th 107 yards (TD) WPG 1958 CGY 9 @ WPG 36
  • 1959 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Player