Bert Iannone

Bert Louis Iannone (c. 1917 – February 16, 1996) was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He played from 1939 to 1952. He won the Grey Cup with the Winnipeg Bluebombers in 1939 and with the Calgary Stampeders in 1948 and played in seven grey cup games. [1][2] He previously played junior football in Winnipeg.[3] He fought in the war for the Royal Canadian Navy from 1940 to 1944. He coached football for Campion College in Regina, the Regina Rams and for Saint Thomas Moore Secondary in Burnaby BC. He married Fay Iannone and had 9 children. He died in Langley, British Columbia in 1996. He was 79 years old.[4]

Bert Iannone
Born:March 10, 1917
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died:February 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 78)
Langley, British Columbia
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career history
As player
19391940Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19411941Saskatchewan Roughriders
19451947Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19481949Calgary Stampeders
19501952Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1939) (1948)
  • Grey Cup Games Played 7 (1939) (1945) (1946) (1947) (1948) (1949) (1951)


  1. 100 years of Canadian Football by Gordon Currie and the Stampeders in 1948.
  3. Sketches in Brief of Players for Football Final: Calgary The Globe and Mail (1936-Current); Nov 25, 1948; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail (1844-2011) pg. 20

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