Les “Butch” Lear

Vitals

Full name: Leslie Lear

Preferred name: Les

Nickname: Butch

Born Aug. 22, 1918 in Grafton, ND

Football program: Manitoba

Last Season Played: 1950

Position: G

Jersey: #38

Career

10 Season Career with WPGS, WPG, WRCAFB, CGY

Active years: 1937–1943, 1948–1950

43 career games (See notes)

  • 37 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)

All-Star Team Selections

Awards

Star of the Week/Top Performer

Weekly
Monthly

Les “Butch” Lear Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T483rd,
95th percentile)
4 teams 37
(Rank: 3276th,
72nd percentile)
0 6
1937 WPGS 1 -- 0
1938 WPG 3 -- 0
1939 WPG 10 -- 1
1940 WPG 8 -- 0
1941 WPG 8 -- 1
1942 WRCAFB 0 -- 1
1943 WRCAFB 0 -- 1
1948 CGY 0 -- 1
1949 CGY 41 2 -- 1
1950 CGY 38 5 -- 0

Head Coach

  • Calgary Stampeders (Jan. 1, 1948 – Dec. 31, 1952)

Les “Butch” Lear's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA