Born: (1939-01-21) January 21, 1939 (age 74), Laurel, Mississippi
April 23, 1961 for the Kansas City Athletics
Last MLB appearance
April 26, 1963 for the Kansas City Athletics
Earned run average
Kansas City Athletics (1961-1963),
Norman Delaney Bass, Jr. (born January 21, 1939) is a former American college and professional football player. A safety, he played college football at the University of the Pacific, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Denver Broncos in 1964. Bass suffers from rheumatoid arthritis. Bass represented the United States in the 2000 Summer Paralympics at age 61 in table tennis, where he took a bronze medal.
He also pitched in 65 games (34 starts) for the Kansas City Athletics, finishing with a 13-17 record and a 5.32 career ERA. In his first year with the Athletics he had 11 wins and 11 losses.