Mel Beckett

Bio

Full name: Melvin Howard Beckett

Preferred name: Mel

Born: c. 1929 in Chicago, IL

Died: Dec. 9, 1956

Last Season (1956) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Position: C
  • Jersey: #40
Amateur Programs
  • Indiana
  • Tuley HS (Chicago, IL)
4 Season Career with SSK

Active years: 1953–1956

45 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 45 regular season games
Saskatchewan Roughriders Retired Jerseys

Mel Beckett's jersey #40 was retired on 1957.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
4 seasons
(Rank: T2740th,
75th percentile,
4 CFL seasons)
1 team 45
(Rank: T2734th,
75th percentile,
45 CFL games)
0 0
1953 SSK C 42 5 -- 0
1954 SSK C 49 8 -- 0
1955 SSK C 40 16 -- 0
1956 SSK C 40 16 -- 0