1939 WIFU All-Star Team
Selected by the Canadian Press

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

* – indicates unanimous selection

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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 4th 3rd
Kabat, Greg 4th 2nd
Marquardt, Bud 4th 2nd
McKee, Johnny 1st 1st
Nicklin, Jeff 4th 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
Edmonton Eskimos 2
Regina Roughriders 2



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