Ches McCance

Bio

Full name: Chester McCance

Preferred name: Ches

Born: Feb. 19, 1915 in Winnipeg, MB

Died: May 8, 1956

Last Season (1950) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 224 lbs
  • Position: E, K
  • Jersey: #50
Amateur Programs
  • Winnipeg Deer Lodge Jr.
13 Season Career

Active years: 1937–1943, 1945–1950
Active teams (3):

  • WPG 1937–1941, 1945
  • WRCAFB 1942–1943
  • MTL 1946–1950

108 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 100 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
8 Grey Cup Appearances
  • 1937 Grey Cup
  • 1938 Grey Cup
  • 1939 Grey Cup
  • 1941 Grey Cup
  • 1942 Grey Cup
  • 1943 Grey Cup
  • 1945 Grey Cup
  • 1949 Grey Cup (Watch 1949 Grey Cup on Demand)
Season/Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons (3 teams)
(Rank: T330th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
100
(Rank: T1305th,
88th percentile,
100 CFL games)
0 8
1937 WPG E 30 6 -- 1
1938 WPG E 30 6 -- 1
1939 WPG E 60 12 -- 1
1940 WPG E 8 -- 0
1941 WPG E 30 8 -- 1
1942 WRCAFB FW, K 24 0 -- 1
1943 WRCAFB FW, K 30 0 -- 1
1945 WPG FW, K 30 0 -- 1
1946 MTL FW, K 50 12 -- 0
1947 MTL FW, K 50 12 -- 0
1948 MTL FW, K 50 12 -- 0
1949 MTL FW, K 50 12 -- 1
1950 MTL E, K 50 12 -- 0
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Ches McCance was inducted into the Player wing in 1976 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Ches McCance was inducted into the Player wing in 1984.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Ches McCance was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.