Edmonton Eskimos 35 @ BC Lions 21

Game Details

  • Pre-Season Week A
  • 1st Game of 1956
  • (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 AEDM 35 @ BC 21
Week 2EDM 18 @ BC 0
Week 5BC 8 @ EDM 34
Week 6EDM 1 @ BC 11
Week 10BC 13 @ EDM 54

Lions 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)

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

Boxscore

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

Edmonton coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy (W)
BC coach: Clem Crowe (L)

Edmonton (1-0-0) Next @ Montreal Aug 08
BC (0-1-0) Next vs Hamilton Aug 08

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

August 4th Daily Weather Summary for Vancouver, BC
ConditionMin. Temp.Max. Temp.Precip.
NA 6.7°C 14.4°C None

Conditions at N Vancouver Mosquito Cr (8.63 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

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