QB Ron Lancaster* SSK
RB Roy Bell* EDM
RB Johnny Musso, Jr.* BC
RB George Reed SSK
TE Lynn “Lefty” Hendrickson BC
WR George McGowan* EDM
WR Tom Forzani CGY
C Basil Bark (Tie) CGY
C Bob Howes (Tie) EDM
C Bob Swift (Tie) WPG
G Jack Abendschan, Jr. SSK
G Ralph Galloway SSK
T Bill Frank, Jr. WPG
T Charlie Turner EDM
DT John Helton CGY
DT John LaGrone, III EDM
DE Bill Baker SSK
DE Ron Estay EDM
MLB Ray Nettles BC
OLB Sam Britts EDM
OLB Roger Goree CGY
DB Frank Andruski CGY
DB Larry Highbaugh EDM
DB Gene Lakusiak WPG
DB Ted Provost SSK
DB Lorne Richardson SSK

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Conference Breakdown

Career to 1973 Western Conference Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Abendschan, Jack Jr. 9th 6th
Andruski, Frank 8th 6th
Baker, Bill 6th 3rd
Bark, Basil 9th 4th
Bell, Roy 2nd 1st
Britts, Sam 1st 1st
Estay, Ron 3rd 1st
Forzani, Tom 1st 1st
Frank, Bill Jr. 12th 7th
Galloway, Ralph 5th 1st
Goree, Roger 1st 1st
Helton, John 5th 5th
Hendrickson, Lynn “Lefty” 5th 1st
Highbaugh, Larry 4th 1st
Howes, Bob 6th 1st
LaGrone, John III 7th 6th
Lakusiak, Gene 7th 2nd
Lancaster, Ron 14th 5th
McGowan, George 3rd 1st
Musso, Johnny Jr. 2nd 1st
Nettles, Ray 2nd 2nd
Provost, Ted 1st 1st
Reed, George 11th 8th
Richardson, Lorne 1st 1st
Swift, Bob 10th 3rd
Turner, Charlie 6th 2nd

Number of times player, through 1973, has been selected to First Team Division All-Star teams. Named to divisional team on offense and defense counts as two selections.

Note: All-Canadian selections began in 1962, division selections began in 1932 (IRFU) and 1937 (WIFU).

1973 Western Conference Team All-Star Selections

Team All-Canadian Selections Division Selections
Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 7
Edmonton Elks 4 8
Calgary Stampeders 1 5
BC Lions 1 3
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 3



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