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1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head Coach Bud Grant
Home Field Winnipeg Stadium
Results
Record 12–4
Place 1st, WIFU
Playoff Finish Won 47th Grey Cup
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1958 1960

The 1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 1st place in the WIFU division with a 12–4 record. The Blue Bombers repeated as Grey Cup champions, having defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats once again to win the 47th Grey Cup.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A Aug 4 at Montreal Alouettes 39–34 Win 1–0
A Aug 6 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 8–5 Loss 1–1

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 12 4 0 418 272 24
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 6 0 370 221 20
BC Lions 16 9 7 0 306 301 18
Calgary Stampeders 16 8 8 0 356 301 16
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 1 15 0 212 567 2

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 13 at BC Lions 42–20 Win 1–0
1 Aug 17 at Calgary Stampeders 22–21 Win 2–0
2 Aug 20 vs. Calgary Stampeders 23–22 Loss 2–1
3 Aug 27 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 16–1 Loss 2–2
3 Aug 29 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 61–8 Win 3–2
4 Sept 3 vs. BC Lions 34–23 Win 4–2
4 Sept 5 at Edmonton Eskimos 16–8 Win 5–2
5 Sept 12 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 41–14 Win 6–2
6 Sept 19 at BC Lions 17–6 Loss 6–3
6 Sept 21 at Calgary Stampeders 15–10 Win 7–3
7 Sept 28 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 13–10 Win 8–3
8 Oct 5 vs. Calgary Stampeders 38–24 Win 9–3
9 Oct 12 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 27–14 Win 10–3
10 Oct 17 vs. BC Lions 31–6 Win 11–3
10 Oct 19 at Edmonton Eskimos 21–20 Loss 11–4
11 Oct 26 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 37–30 Win 12–4

PlayoffsEdit

Game Date Opponent Score Result
West Final #1 Nov 11 at Edmonton Eskimos 19–11 Win
West Final #2 Nov 14 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 16–8 Win
47th Grey Cup Nov 28 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21–7 Win

Grey CupEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3 0 1 17 21
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 1 6 0 7

ReferencesEdit