Edmonton Eskimos 50 vs Montreal Alouettes 27

Game Details

  • The 44th Grey Cup Championship
  • 90th Game of 1956
  • ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 27,425 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 27,000
  • Broadcasters:
    • R/C
    • CBCE

Boxscore

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

Edmonton coach: Frank “Pop” Ivy (Win)
Montreal coach: Douglas “Peahead” Walker (Loss)

Game Time Weather in Toronto

November 24th Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Local TimeConditionTemp.WindHumidityPressureWind Chill
1:00 PMMainly Clear-1.1°CWSW (250°) at 19 km/h69%99.55 kPa-6
2:00 PMMainly Clear-1.1°CSW (230°) at 16 km/h69%99.48 kPa-6
3:00 PMMainly Clear-1.7°CWSW (250°) at 13 km/h75%99.46 kPa-6
4:00 PMMainly Clear-3.3°CWSW (250°) at 10 km/h78%99.42 kPa-7

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

Edmonton Eskimos 1956 Grey Cup Roster
JerseyPosName
GAnderson, Frankie
CBarry, Don
EBendiak, Steve
CBriggs, Bill
FBBright, Johnny
TCook, Rollie
FBFracas, Gino
QBGetty, Don Sr.
GHodgson, Laurie
GKing, Mike
GKmech, Mike
HBKruger, Oscar
HBLindley, Earl
HBMcMillan, Leigh
HBMiles, Rollie
E, KMobra, Joe
GMorris, Frankie
TNelson, Roger
TOlsen, Charlie
HB, QBParker, Jackie
FBShipka, Jim
HBSimon, Don
ESmith, Bill
TVolcan, Mike
GWalker, Art Jr.
EWalker, Bill
HBWoyat, John

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

Montreal Alouettes 1956 Grey Cup Roster
JerseyPosName
83HBAbbruzzi, Pat
HBBaillie, Charlie
80HB, KBewley, Bill
81HBBlaicher, John
65DB, QBCoulter, Bruce
60T, PCoulter, Dewitt “Tex”
89HBDwyer, Jack
67TElsby, Ted
92QB, PEtcheverry, Sam “The Rifle”
36,52TGibbons, Charlie
48C, LBHugo, Tom Jr.
88,99HBJames, Fob Jr.
91HBKarpuk, Pete
57GKovac, Mike
62C, LBMacLellan, Bob
54GMartinello, Marty
74EMcNichol, Douglas
72EMiller, Jim
77E, FWMoran, Tom
73EO'Quinn, John “Red” Jr.
82FW, HBPal, Joey
86HBPascal, Bob
75DB, EPatterson, Hal “Prince”
64C, GSheridan, Juan
68TShipp, Billy
63TStaton, Jim Jr.
85HBTonegusso, Bill
56GTrawick, Herb

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

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