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Bert Iannone
Date of birth: March 10, 1917
Place of birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of death: February 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 78)
Place of death: Langley, British Columbia
Career information
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): G/Tackle
Organizations
Career highlights and awards

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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


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