First Team
QB Jack Jacobs* WPG
HB Tom Casey* WPG
HB Johnny Bright CGY
HB Rollie Miles EDM
FW Robert “Bud” Korchak WPG
E Bob Shaw* CGY
E Rollie Prather EDM
C Bill Blackburn, Jr. CGY
G Mario DeMarco EDM
G Jim McPherson WPG
T Dick Huffman WPG
T Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. WPG

Coach: George Trafton – WPG

Second Team
QB Frank Filchock EDM
HB Normie Kwong EDM
HB Ralph McAllister WPG
HB Pete Thodos CGY
FW Clarence “Butch” Avinger SSK
E Holly Aplin SSK
E Paul “Slats” Salata CGY
C Eagle “Buddy” Keys EDM
G Dean “Dino” Bandiera WPG
G Harry Langford CGY
T Bob Bryant CGY
T Martin Ruby SSK

Coach: Frank Filchock – EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Conference Breakdown

Career to 1952 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Blackburn, Bill Jr. 2nd 2nd
Bright, Johnny 1st 1st
Casey, Tom 4th 3rd
DeMarco, Mario 2nd 2nd
Huffman, Dick 2nd 2nd
Jacobs, Jack 3rd 3rd
Korchak, Robert “Bud” 4th 2nd
McPherson, Jim 4th 1st
Miles, Rollie 2nd 2nd
Prather, Rollie 3rd 3rd
Shaw, Bob 2nd 1st
Tinsley, Robert “Buddy” Jr. 3rd 3rd

Number of times player, through 1952, 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).

1952 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6
Calgary Stampeders 3
Edmonton Elks 3



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