Edmonton Eskimos 35 @ BC Lions 21

Game Details

  • Exhibition Game
  • 1st Game of 1956
  • Saturday, Aug. 4, 1956 11:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, BC
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 23,566
    • Capacity: 32,375

BC and Edmonton Matchups

1955 and 1956 Matchups
1955Week 2BC 12 @ EDM 29
Week 4EDM 18 @ BC 13
Week 6EDM 15 @ BC 0
Week 8BC 2 @ EDM 38
1956Week ExEDM 35 @ BC 21
Week 2EDM 18 @ BC 0
Week 5BC 8 @ EDM 34
Week 6EDM 1 @ BC 11
Week 10BC 13 @ EDM 54

record vs Eskimos
(Regular Season)

Last decade 1947 to 1956
  • at BC 1–5–0
  • at Edmonton 0–6–0
  • BC Total 1–11–0
All-time (through 1956)
  • at BC 1–5–0
  • at Edmonton 0–6–0
  • BC Total 1–11–0

Streaks as of Aug. 4, 1956
(Regular Season)

streak at home vs Eskimos
  • 4L — Sept. 20, 1954 to Sept. 26, 1955
Lions streak overall vs Elks
  • 8L — Sept. 6, 1954 to Oct. 8, 1955

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Elks 1 7 14 13 35
Lions 7 7 7 0 21

Eskimos coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy (W)
Lions coach: Clem Crowe (L)

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

August 4th Hourly Weather Summary for Vancouver
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Vancouver Int'l A 8:00 PM Mainly Clear 17.8°C NNE (250°) at 5 km/h 75% 102.01 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 9:00 PM Clear 16.7°C Calm 84% 102.04 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 10:00 PM Clear 15.6°C NNE (140°) at 6 km/h 90% 102.06 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 11:00 PM Mainly Clear 13.9°C N (70°) at 10 km/h 93% 102.10 kPa

Conditions at Vancouver Int'l A (15.90 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

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