QB Wayne Sheley WPG
HB Paul “Pappy” Rowe* CGY
HB Howard Cleveland SSK
HB Fritz Hanson WPG
FW Jeff Nicklin WPG
SN Johnny McKee CGY
IW Greg Kabat WPG
IW Russ Wile EDM
MW Marty “Butch” Gainor* WPG
MW Gordon Gelhaye EDM
OW Rollo Edberg SSK
OW Bud Marquardt WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Conference Breakdown

Career to 1939 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Cleveland, Howard 2nd 1st
Edberg, Rollo 1st 1st
Gainor, Marty “Butch” 3rd 3rd
Gelhaye, Gordon 2nd 1st
Hanson, Fritz 5th 3rd
Kabat, Greg 5th 2nd
Marquardt, Bud 5th 2nd
McKee, Johnny 1st 1st
Nicklin, Jeff 5th 3rd
Rowe, Paul “Pappy” 2nd 1st
Sheley, Wayne 2nd 1st
Wile, Russ 1st 1st

Number of times player, through 1939, 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).

1939 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6
Calgary Bronks 2
Saskatchewan Roughriders 2



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