Johnny “Red” Bell

Bio

Full name: John Neil Bell

Preferred name: Johnny

Nickname: Red

Born Oct. 4, 1921 in Toronto, ON

Last Season (1955) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Position: E, FW
Amateur Programs
  • Toronto Parkdale Lions Jr.
  • Parkdale HS (Toronto, ON)
8 Season Career with SSK, TBCH

Active years: 1946–1952, 1955

79 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 78 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Johnny “Red” Bell was inducted in 1998.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T1246th,
88th percentile,
7 CFL seasons)
2 teams 78
(Rank: T1940th,
82nd percentile,
66 CFL games)
0 1
1946 SSK 30 7 -- 0
1947 SSK 23 8 -- 0
1948 SSK 33 8 -- 0
1949 SSK 33 14 -- 0
1950 SSK 73 4 -- 0
1951 SSK 33 14 -- 1
1952 SSK 73 11 -- 0
1955 TBCH 12 -- 0