Joe Kapp

Bio

Full name: Joseph Robert Kapp

Preferred name: Joe

Born: March 19, 1939 in Santa Fe, NM (82 years old)

Last Season (1966) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 214 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #22
Amateur Programs
  • California-Berkeley
  • William S. Hart HS (Newhall, CA)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1959–1966
Active teams (2):

  • CGY 1959–1961
  • BC 1961–1966

125 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 123 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
2 teams 123
(Rank: T734th,
93rd percentile,
123 CFL games)
0 2
1959 CGY QB 82 16 -- 0
1960 CGY QB 11 15 -- 0
1961 CGY QB 11 1 -- 0
  BC QB 22 11 -- 0
  1961 Total 2 Teams     12 -- 0
1962 BC QB 22 16 -- 0
1963 BC QB 22 16 -- 1
1964 BC QB 22 16 -- 1
1965 BC QB 22 16 -- 0
1966 BC QB 22 16 -- 0
Joe Kapp Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Pass – Play T10th 106 yards (TD) BC 1963 BC 21 @ HAM 38
T10th 106 yards (TD) BC 1962 WPG 22 @ BC 27
  • 1959 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1963 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1965 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Joe Kapp was inducted into the Player wing in 1984 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

Joe Kapp's jersey #22 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Joe Kapp was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

Joe Kapp was inducted into the Player wing in 1999.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Joe Kapp was inducted into the Player wing in 2012.