1956 Canadian Football League


The 1956 season was the Canadian Football League's 12th, and 9 teams competed in the league that year. The Edmonton Eskimos won the 1956 championship.

1956 Canadian Football League Standings
1956 Canadian Football League League Leaders

BC Lions (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Calgary Stampeders (4-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Edmonton Eskimos (11-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Montreal Alouettes (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Ottawa Rough Riders (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Saskatchewan Roughriders (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Toronto Argonauts (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1956 Award Winners


Normie Kwong - Most Outstanding Canadian
Hal Patterson - Most Outstanding Player

1956 All-Pros



CFL

East All-Star
Pat Abbruzzi
Bill Albright
Bill Albright
Hardiman Cureton
Sam Etcheverry
Cookie Gilchrist
Ralph Goldston
Larry Hayes
Tom Hugo
Tom Hugo
Fran Machinsky
Jim Miller
Pete Neumann
Joey Pal
Hal Patterson
Hal Patterson
Don Pinhey
Vin Scott
Dick Shatto
Bob Simpson
Ray Truant
Ken Vargo
Kaye Vaughan
Kaye Vaughan

West All-Star
Buddy Alliston
Frank Anderson
Ron Atchison
Mel Beckett
Paul Cameron
Ken Carpenter
George Druxman
Dan Edwards
Bud Grant
Dick Huffman
Larry Isbell
Normie Kwong
Harry Langford
Earl Lindley
Bobby Marlow
Bob McNamara
Rollie Miles
Jackie Parker
Martin Ruby
Martin Ruby
Gord Sturtridge
Buddy Tinsley
Ted Tully
Ed Vereb
John Wozniak

Shrine

East All-Star
Bill Albright
Pete Bennett
Eddie Bevan
John Blaicher
Bruce Coulter
Tony Curcillo
Bucky Curtis
Sam Etcheverry
Cam Fraser
Cookie Gilchrist
Larry Hayes
Tom Hugo
Bobby Kuntz
Doug McNichol
Tom Moran
Jim Norman
Steve Oneschuk
Hal Patterson
Don Pinhey
Theodore Robinson
Vin Scott
Dick Shatto
Don St. John
Ken Vargo
Kaye Vaughan
John Welton

West All-Star
Frank Anderson
Byron Bailey
Mel Beckett
Lynn Bottoms
Ken Carpenter
George Druxman
Bud Grant
Dick Huffman
Larry Isbell
Calvin Jones
Oscar Kruger
Normie Kwong
Harry Lampman
Bob McNamara
Rollie Miles
Jackie Parker
Gordie Rowland
Martin Ruby
Gord Sturtridge
Buddy Tinsley
Frank Tripucka
Ted Tully
Mike Volcan
Reg Whitehouse
John Wozniak

Ted Reeves

All-Star
Buddy Alliston
Byron Bailey
Ken Carpenter
Sam Etcheverry
Dick Huffman
Normie Kwong
Bob McNamara
Hal Patterson
Martin Ruby
Vin Scott
Bob Simpson
Kaye Vaughan

Toronto Globe

East All-Star
George Arnett
George Arnett
Pete Bennett
Eddie Bevan
Bill Bewley
Bruno Bitkowski
Fred Black
John Blaicher
Dick Brown
Gerry Doucette
Ted Elsby
Cam Fraser
Bud Korchak
Bobby Kuntz
Bobby Kuntz
Clarence Mackie
Doug McNichol
Tom Moran
Pete Neumann
Joey Pal
Don Pinhey
Don Pinhey
Alex Ponton
Juan Sheridan
Bob Simpson
Ted Smale
Ray Truant
Joe Upton

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