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

Montreal and Edmonton Matchups

1955 and 1956 Matchups
1955GCMTL 19 vs EDM 34
1956Week BEDM 0 @ MTL 33
GCEDM 50 vs MTL 27

Alouettes record vs Eskimos
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1947 to 1956
  • at Montreal 0–2–0
  • at Edmonton 0–1–0
  • Montreal Total 0–3–0
All-time (through 1956)
  • at Montreal 0–2–0
  • at Edmonton 0–1–0
  • Montreal Total 0–3–0

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 (W)
Montreal coach: Douglas “Peahead” Walker (L)

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

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

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

Edmonton Eskimos 1956 Grey Cup Roster
JerseyPosName
51GAnderson, Frankie
43CBarry, Don
71EBendiak, Steve
41CBriggs, Bill
84FBBright, Johnny
60TCook, Rollie
88FBFracas, Gino
87QBGetty, Don Sr.
83GHodgson, Laurie
59GKing, Mike
56GKmech, Mike
94HBKruger, Oscar
81HBLindley, Earl
85HBMcMillan, Leigh
98HBMiles, Rollie
77E, KMobra, Joe
52GMorris, Frankie
66TNelson, Roger
TOlsen, Charlie
91HB, QBParker, Jackie
83FBShipka, Jim
96HBSimon, Don
78ESmith, Bill
64TVolcan, Mike
50GWalker, Art Jr.
75EWalker, Bill
86HBWoyat, 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
76HBBaillie, 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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