Chester McCance

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.

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
1937–1941Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1942–1943Winnipeg RCAF Bombers
1945Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1946–1950Montreal Alouettes
CFL West All-Star1940, 1941
Career stats

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


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