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1954 - 1964

158 games

Elected into the CFL Hall of Fame on June 28, 1975.

One of the original members of the BC Lions, By scored the Lions’ first-ever touchdown and then his touchdown against Calgary gave the Lions their first-ever win. The native of Nebraska and graduate of Washington State played for Detroit and Green Bay before joining the Lions in 1954. 

He was honored with his own night in 1960. He set many records during his career both on offense and defense. He was switched from fullback to defensive half in 1962 and a year later was one of the best in the CFL. 


By Bailey scored the first Lion's Touchdown