Bert Iannone

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Bert Iannone
Born:(1917-03-10)March 10, 1917
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died:February 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 78)
Langley, British Columbia
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G/Tackle
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career history
As player
1939 1940 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1941 1941 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1945 1947 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1948 1949 Calgary Stampeders
1950 1952 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards

Bert Louis Iannone (March 10, 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]

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References

  1. 100 years of Canadian Football by Gordon Currie and the Stampeders in 1948.
  2. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=iannober001
  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
  4. https://newspaperarchive.com/ca/manitoba/winnipeg/winnipeg-free-press/1996/03-23/page-48