1957 WIFU All-Star Team
Selected by the Canadian Press

Offense
QB Kenny Ploen WPG
HB (plunging) Johnny Bright* EDM
HB By Bailey BC
HB Gerry James WPG
HB Jackie Parker EDM
E Jack “Jocko” Gotta CGY
E Ernie “Zazu” Pitts WPG
C Galen Wahlmeier SSK
G Harry Langford CGY
G Ed Sharkey BC
T Dick Huffman CGY
T Roger Nelson EDM

Coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy – EDM

Defense
DT Dick Huffman CGY
DT Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr. WPG
DE Frankie Anderson EDM
DE Herb Gray WPG
MG Art Walker, Jr. EDM
SEC Bobby Marlow SSK
SEC Gordie Rowland WPG
SEC Ed Sharkey BC
SEC Ted Tully EDM
DHB Jack “Jocko” Gotta CGY
DHB Larry Isbell SSK
S Oscar Kruger EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Career to 1957 WIFU Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Anderson, Frankie 6th 5th
Bailey, By 4th 1st
Bright, Johnny 7th 2nd
Gotta, Jack “Jocko” 2nd 2nd
Gray, Herb 2nd 1st
Huffman, Dick 7th 9th
Isbell, Larry 4th 2nd
James, Gerry 6th 2nd
Kruger, Oscar 4th 1st
Langford, Harry 8th 4th
Marlow, Bobby 5th 5th
Nelson, Roger 3rd 1st
Parker, Jackie 4th 4th
Pitts, Ernie “Zazu” 1st 1st
Ploen, Kenny 1st 1st
Rowland, Gordie 4th 1st
Sharkey, Ed 1st 2nd
Tinsley, Robert “Buddy” Jr. 8th 6th
Tully, Ted 8th 3rd
Wahlmeier, Galen 1st 1st
Walker, Art Jr. 3rd 2nd

Number of times player, through 1957, 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).

1957 WIFU Team All-Star Selections

Team Division Selections
Edmonton Eskimos 7
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6
Calgary Stampeders 5
BC Lions 3
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3

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