Nick Bastaja

Bio

Full name: Nick Bastaja

Born: Feb. 4, 1953 in Grantham, England (68 years old)

Last Season (1988) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 255 lbs
  • Position: OL
  • Jersey: #65
Amateur Programs
  • Simon Fraser
14 Season Career

Active years: 1975–1988
Active teams (3):

  • HAM 1975–1976
  • TOR 1977–1979
  • WPG 1980–1988

214 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 212 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T67th,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
3 teams 212
(Rank: T78th,
99th percentile,
212 CFL games)
0 2
1975 HAM G 63 12 -- 0
1976 HAM G 63 16 -- 0
1977 TOR G 65 13 -- 0
1978 TOR G 65 16 -- 0
1979 TOR G 65 12 -- 0
1980 WPG G 65 16 -- 0
1981 WPG G 65 15 -- 0
1982 WPG G 65 16 -- 0
1983 WPG G 65 12 -- 0
1984 WPG G 65 16 -- 1
1985 WPG G 65 16 -- 0
1986 WPG G 65 18 -- 0
1987 WPG T 65 16 -- 0
1988 WPG OL 65 18 -- 1
Weekly
1985
  • Lineman Star Week 10 (WPG)
1987
  • Lineman Star Week 12 (WPG)
  • 1978 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1979 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1985 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Nick Bastaja was inducted into the Player wing in 1992.