1956 WIFU All-Star Team
Selected by the Canadian Press

Offense
QB Jackie Parker EDM
HB Ken Carpenter SSK
HB (plunging) Normie Kwong EDM
HB Bob McNamara WPG
HB Ed Vereb BC
E Danny Edwards BC
E Harold “Bud” Grant WPG
C Mel Beckett (Tie) SSK
C George Druxman (Tie) WPG
G Vaughn “Buddy” Alliston, Jr. WPG
G Harry Langford CGY
T Martin Ruby SSK
T Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. WPG

Coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy – EDM

Defense
DT Dick Huffman CGY
DT Martin Ruby SSK
DE Frankie Anderson EDM
DE Gordon Sturtridge SSK
MG Ron Atchison SSK
SEC Earl Lindley EDM
SEC Bobby Marlow SSK
SEC Ted Tully EDM
SEC John Wozniak SSK
DHB Larry Isbell SSK
DHB Rollie Miles EDM
S Paul Cameron BC

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Career to 1956 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Alliston, Vaughn “Buddy” Jr. 1st 1st
Anderson, Frankie 5th 4th
Atchison, Ron 5th 1st
Beckett, Mel 4th 1st
Cameron, Paul 1st 1st
Carpenter, Ken 3rd 2nd
Druxman, George 2nd 1st
Edwards, Danny 2nd 1st
Grant, Harold “Bud” 4th 3rd
Huffman, Dick 6th 7th
Isbell, Larry 3rd 1st
Kwong, Normie 9th 6th
Langford, Harry 7th 3rd
Lindley, Earl 3rd 1st
Marlow, Bobby 4th 4th
McNamara, Bob 2nd 1st
Miles, Rollie 6th 7th
Parker, Jackie 3rd 3rd
Ruby, Martin 6th 8th
Sturtridge, Gordon 4th 2nd
Tinsley, Robert “Buddy” Jr. 7th 5th
Tully, Ted 7th 2nd
Vereb, Ed 1st 1st
Wozniak, John 4th 3rd

Number of times player, through 1956, 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).

1956 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Saskatchewan Roughriders 9
Edmonton Eskimos 6
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 5
BC Lions 3
Calgary Stampeders 2

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