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Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1956 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finished 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union

Postseason: 1-1

Coach: Allie Sherman (9-7)

1956 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics
1956 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-1. Allie Sherman coached the team.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Buddy Alliston LB December 14, 1933 72 218 Mississippi
Lorne Benson HB 73 180 Weston Wildcats Jr.
Lorne Benson HB 73 180 Weston Wildcats Jr.
Walt Bilicki G/LB,C/LB,C May 1, 1936 70 205 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Al Bruno E March 28, 1927 74 210 Kentucky
Stan Canakes T September 19, 1930 73 225 Minnesota
Bob Davenport HB April 30, 1933 72 210 UCLA
Eagle Day QB October 2, 1932 72 183 Mississippi
George Druxman C/LB,C 73 220 Portland
Bud Grant E-DE May 20, 1927 75 199 Minnesota
Herb Gray G/DE,G,G/LB June 12, 1934 73 218 Texas
Bob Haas C 73 220 Tulsa
Floyd Harrawood T,T/E September 8, 1929 74 242 Tulsa
Jack Hutchinson FB 71 190 UBC
Gerry James FB/K,HB,HB/K October 22, 1934 72 180 Winnipeg HS
Calvin Jones T February 7, 1933 73 235 Iowa
Ron Kelly HB,FB,T/K October 5, 1933 73 200 Winnipeg Jr.
Ed Kotowich G,C/G 70 225 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Pepe Latourelle HB,DB May 17, 1934 68 180 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Buddy Leake QB/K,QB/HB/K May 25, 1933 72 185 Oklahoma
Leo Lewis HB September 4, 1933 70 196 Lincoln
Leo Lewis HB September 4, 1933 70 196 Lincoln
Cec Luining G,E,DE,C/E 72 210 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Bob McNamara DB-FL-HB August 12, 1931 72 190 Minnesota
Barry McQueen HB February 19, 1935 70 160 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Glenn McWhinney HB/QB,HB 71 165 Weston Wildcats
Ron Meadmore E,DE/G,DE December 26, 1933 74 215 Winnipeg Jr.
Nick Miller HB September 15, 1931 73 195 Winnipeg Light Infantry
Tom Miner K May 14, 1932 75 235 Tulsa
Steve Patrick G/T,T March 24, 1932 74 205 Winnipeg Light Infantry
Keith Pearce E,HB/E,HB 74 187 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Norm Rauhaus E/DB,DB 73 195 Weston Wildcats Jr.
Gene Renzi T December 16, 1933 74 250 Northeastern
Barry Roseborough QB 72 205 North Dakota
Gordie Rowland HB,HB/LB,DB September 1, 1930 70 172 Montreal Orphuns
Roger Savoie T July 29, 1931 72 230 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Bill Smitiuch G May 17, 1934 69 210 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Elton Taylor HB 71 185 Weston Wildcats Jr.
Buddy Tinsley T August 16, 1924 76 245 Baylor
Gerry Vincent E/QB,HB,E 74 205 Daniel McIntyre HS (Winnipeg)
Ted Warga HB 69 180 Winnipeg Ram