1940 WIFU All-Star Team
Selected by the Canadian Press

QB Greg Kabat WPG
HB (left halfback) Fritz Hanson WPG
HB (right halfback) Art Stevenson WPG
FB Paul “Pappy” Rowe CGYB
FW Jeff Nicklin WPG
SN Dean Griffing, Jr.* REG
IW Bill “Red Dog” Ceretti WPG
IW Maurice Williams REG
MW Gordon Gelhaye CGYB
MW Clarence “Toar” Springstein REG
OW Larry Haynes CGYB
OW Bud Marquardt (Tie) WPG
OW Ches McCance (Tie) WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Career to 1940 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Ceretti, Bill “Red Dog” 5th 2nd
Gelhaye, Gordon 3rd 2nd
Griffing, Dean Jr. 5th 3rd
Hanson, Fritz 5th 4th
Haynes, Larry 5th 2nd
Kabat, Greg 5th 3rd
Marquardt, Bud 5th 3rd
McCance, Ches 4th 1st
Nicklin, Jeff 5th 4th
Rowe, Paul “Pappy” 3rd 2nd
Springstein, Clarence “Toar” 2nd 1st
Stevenson, Art 4th 3rd
Williams, Maurice 2nd 1st

Number of times player, through 1940, 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).

1940 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7
Calgary Bronks 3
Regina Roughriders 3



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