Willie Fleming, Jr.

Bio

Full name: Willie Fleming, Jr.

Born: Feb. 2, 1939 in Detroit, MI (82 years old)

Last Season (1966) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 182 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #15
Amateur Programs
  • Iowa
  • Hamtramck HS (Hamtramck, MI)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1959–1966
Active teams (1):

  • BC 1959–1966

127 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 125 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T937th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 125
(Rank: T702nd,
93rd percentile,
125 CFL games)
0 2
1959 BC HB 91 16 -- 0
1960 BC HB 15 16 -- 0
1961 BC HB 15 15 -- 0
1962 BC HB 15 16 -- 0
1963 BC HB 15 16 -- 1
1964 BC HB 15 16 -- 1
1965 BC HB 15 14 -- 0
1966 BC HB 15 16 -- 0
Willie Fleming, Jr. Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play T1st 109 yards (TD) BC 1964 BC 24 @ EDM 14 Tied Oct. 17, 1964
T12th 98 yards (TD) BC 1960 BC 10 @ EDM 18
T16th 97 yards (TD) BC 1963 BC 20 @ WPG 34
T16th 97 yards (TD) BC 1963 CGY 21 @ BC 37
T16th 97 yards (TD) BC 1962 BC 28 @ CGY 36
Longest Reception – Play T10th 106 yards (TD) BC 1963 BC 21 @ HAM 38
T10th 106 yards (TD) BC 1962 WPG 22 @ BC 27
 
Grey Cup
Longest Rush – Play 10th 46 yards (TD) BC 1964 BC 34 vs HAM 24
  • 1960 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1961 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Willie Fleming, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1982 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

Willie Fleming, Jr.'s jersey #15 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Willie Fleming, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

Willie Fleming, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 1998.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Willie Fleming, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 2013.