Chester McCance

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Chester McCance
Born: February 19, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: May 8, 1956(1956-05-08) (aged 45)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
Career history
As player
1937–1941 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1942–1943 Winnipeg RCAF Bombers
1945 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1946–1950 Montreal Alouettes
CFL West All-Star 1940, 1941
Career stats
  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 1976

Chester "Ches" McCance (February 19, 1915 – May 8, 1956), was a Canadian football wide receiver and placekicker who played thirteen seasons in professional gridiron football, mainly for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. In 1976 he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and in 2004 he was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

McCance also curled, and represented Quebec at the 1953 Macdonald Brier.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2015-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

  • Chester McCance’s biography at Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

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