Edmonton Eskimos 50 vs Montreal Alouettes 27

Game Details

  • The 44th The Grey Cup
  • 90th Game of 1956
  • Saturday, Nov. 24, 1956 1 PM EST ( )
  • at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 27,425 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 27,000
  • Broadcasters:
    • R/C
    • CBCE
None and 1956 Montreal and Edmonton Matchups
1956Week ExEDM 0 @ MTL 33
The Grey CupEDM 50 vs MTL 27

Alouettes record vs Eskimos (Grey Cup)

Last decade (1946 to 1955)
  • Montreal Total 0–2–0 (0.000)
All-time (through 1955)
  • Montreal Total 0–2–0 (0.000)

Streaks as of Nov. 24, 1956 (Grey Cup)

Alouettes streak at home vs Eskimos
  • 1L — Nov. 27, 1954
Alouettes streak overall vs Eskimos
  • 2L — Nov. 27, 1954 to Nov. 26, 1955

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 6 13 18 13 50
Alouettes 7 7 6 7 27
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 6 19 37 50 50
Alouettes 7 14 20 27 27

Eskimos coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy (W)
Alouettes coach: Douglas “Peahead” Walker (L)

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

November 24th Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Toronto Downsview A 1:00 PM Mainly Clear -1.1°C NNE (250°) at 19 km/h 69% -6 99.55 kPa
Toronto Downsview A 2:00 PM Mainly Clear -1.1°C NNE (230°) at 16 km/h 69% -6 99.48 kPa
Toronto Downsview A 3:00 PM Mainly Clear -1.7°C NNE (250°) at 13 km/h 75% -6 99.46 kPa
Toronto Downsview A 4:00 PM Mainly Clear -3.3°C NNE (250°) at 10 km/h 78% -7 99.42 kPa

Conditions at Toronto Downsview A (11.37 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM vs MTL
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Rushing Yards – Game 2nd 2nd 171 yards Johnny Bright Nov. 24, 1956–Nov. 24, 2013
-- -- 120 yards Jackie Parker
Receiving Yards – Game 10th 10th 139 yards Hal Patterson

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