Joe Zaleski

Bio

Full name: Joseph John Zaleski

Preferred name: Joe

Born: March 19, 1930 in New Kensington, PA

Died: Sept. 10, 2016

Last Season (1957) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 194 lbs
  • Position: HB
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Dayton
  • Warren Consolidated HS (Tiltonsville, OH)
6 Season Career

Active years: 1952–1957
Active teams (3):

  • WPG 1952–1954
  • MTL 1955
  • SAR 1956–1957

53 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 52 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
  • Watch Joe Zaleski in the:
    • 1953 Grey Cup
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
6 seasons
(Rank: T2776th,
75th percentile,
4 CFL seasons)
3 teams 52
(Rank: T3049th,
72nd percentile,
40 CFL games)
0 1
1952 WPG QB 80 13 -- 0
1953 WPG QB 80 10 -- 1
1954 WPG QB 80 15 -- 0
1955 MTL QB 90 2 -- 0
1956 SAR HB, QB 11 -- 0
1957 SAR HB 1 -- 0
  • Sarnia Golden Bears (May 15, 1956 – Dec. 31, 1957)
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers (March 14, 1967 – Nov. 12, 1969)

Joe Zaleski's Head Coaching Record
ORFU
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season23121010.565585416
Playoffs20200.0002965
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season48103710.2296141,147
  • 1958 (WPG)
  • 1959 (WPG)
  • 1960 (WPG)
  • 1961 Backfield (WPG)
  • 1962 (WPG)
  • 1963 (WPG)
  • 1964 Backfield (WPG)
  • 1965 (WPG)
  • 1966 (WPG)
  • 1970 Backfield (EDM)
  • 1971 Backfield (EDM)