Mel Wilson

Bio

Full name: Melford Wilson

Preferred name: Mel

Born April 3, 1917 in Winnipeg, MB

Last Season (1951) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Position: C
  • Jersey: #7
Amateur Programs
  • Winnipeg Roamers Jr.
  • St. John's Grads Jr.
  • Kelvin HS (Winnipeg, MB)
  • St. John's HS (Winnipeg, MB)
13 Season Career with WPGS, WPG, WRCAFB, MTL, CGY

Active years: 1937–1942, 1945–1951

99 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 91 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Mel Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 1985.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Mel Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T196th,
98th percentile,
12 CFL seasons)
5 teams 91
(Rank: T1295th,
88th percentile,
91 CFL games)
0 8
1937 WPGS C 3 -- 0
1938 WPG C 8 -- 1
1939 WPG C 11 -- 1
1940 WPG C 8 -- 0
1941 WPG C 8 -- 1
1942 WRCAFB C 0 -- 1
1945 WPG C 0 -- 1
1946 WPG C 7 8 -- 1
1947 WPG C 7 8 -- 1
1948 MTL C 77 12 -- 0
1949 CGY C 7 14 -- 1
1950 CGY C 7 10 -- 0
1951 CGY C 7 1 -- 0