Ron Lancaster

Bio

Full name: Ronald Lancaster

Preferred name: Ron

Born Oct. 14, 1938 in Fairchance, PA

Last Season Played: 1978

Player classification: Naturalized

Height: 5′ 10″

Position: QB

Jersey: #23

Relations
  • Ron “R.D.” Lancaster, Jr. (Child)
Amateur Programs
  • Wittenberg
19 Season Career with OTT, SSK

Active years: 1960–1978

293 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 287 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
  • 1966 Division Finalist (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Winner (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1972 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1973 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1976 Winner (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1996 Winner (EDM) Coach of the Year
  • 1998 Winner (HAM) Coach of the Year
  • 1977 Winner (SSK) Tom Pate Memorial Award
  • 2008 Winner (HAM) Commissioner's Award
Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
19 seasons
(Rank: 10th,
99th percentile)
2 teams 287
(Rank: 15th,
99th percentile)
0 6
1960 OTT 16 14 -- 1
1961 OTT 16 14 -- 0
1962 OTT 16 14 -- 0
1963 SSK 23 11 -- 0
1964 SSK 23 13 -- 0
1965 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1966 SSK 23 15 -- 1
1967 SSK 23 16 -- 1
1968 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1969 SSK 23 16 -- 1
1970 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1971 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1972 SSK 23 16 -- 1
1973 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1974 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1975 SSK 23 16 -- 0
1976 SSK 23 16 -- 1
1977 SSK 23 14 -- 0
1978 SSK 23 16 -- 0
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Nov. 1, 1978 – Nov. 14, 1980)
  • Edmonton Eskimos (Feb. 4, 1991 – Nov. 26, 1997)
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Nov. 26, 1997 – Dec. 11, 2003)
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (July 10, 2006 – Dec. 15, 2006)

Ron Lancaster's Head Coaching Record
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