Manners pictured in a 1941 newspaper
|Born:||August 26, 1914|
|Died:||April 11, 1986 71) (aged|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|c. 1938 – 1942||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|1945–1946||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
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