First Team
QB Keith Spaith CGY
HB Ken Charlton SSK
HB Vern Graham CGY
HB Del Wardien SSK
FB Sammy Pierce SSK
E Ezzret “Sugarfoot” Anderson, Jr. CGY
E Woody Strode CGY
C Mel Wilson CGY
G Riley “Rattlesnake” Matheson* CGY
G Mike Kissell WPG
T Johnny Aguirre* CGY
T Francis “Mike” Cassidy* SSK

Coach: Les “Butch” Lear – CGY

Second Team
QB Doug Belden SSK
HB Chuck Fenenboch EDM
HB Harry Hood CGY
HB Normie Kwong CGY
FB Paul “Pappy” Rowe CGY
E Mike Anthony SSK
E Johnny “Red” Bell SSK
C Doug Brightwell SSK
G Bert Iannone CGY
G Harold “Bud” Irving WPG
T Pat Santucci SSK
T Clarence “Toar” Springstein SSK

Coach: Annis Stukus – EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Conference Breakdown

Career to 1949 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Aguirre, Johnny 2nd 2nd
Anderson, Ezzret “Sugarfoot” Jr. 1st 1st
Cassidy, Francis “Mike” 3rd 2nd
Charlton, Ken 8th 5th
Graham, Vern 2nd 1st
Kissell, Mike 1st 1st
Matheson, Riley “Rattlesnake” 1st 1st
Pierce, Sammy 1st 1st
Spaith, Keith 2nd 2nd
Strode, Woody 2nd 2nd
Wardien, Del 3rd 2nd
Wilson, Mel 11th 4th

Number of times player, through 1949, 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).

1949 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Calgary Stampeders 7
Saskatchewan Roughriders 4
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1



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