Leif Pettersen

Bio

Full name: Leif Pettersen

Born: Dec. 23, 1950 in Etobicoke, ON

Died: July 30, 2008

Drafted in 1974 as WR by SSK
15th overall (6th position in 2nd round) from Otterbein.

Last Season (1981) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 183 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #71
Amateur Programs
  • Otterbein
  • Northern (Vocational) HS (Toronto, ON)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1974–1981
Active teams (2):

  • SSK 1974–1977
  • HAM 1978–1981

116 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 114 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T937th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
2 teams 114
(Rank: T868th,
92nd percentile,
114 CFL games)
0 2
1974 SSK WR 71 16 -- 0
1975 SSK WR 71 16 -- 0
1976 SSK WR 71 16 -- 1
1977 SSK WR 71 4 -- 0
1978 HAM WR 71 16 -- 0
1979 HAM WR 71 16 -- 0
1980 HAM WR 71 14 -- 1
1981 HAM WR 71 16 -- 0
  • 1979 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player