Canadian Football League 1989 Season

77th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1989 Schedule and Results

1989 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
HAM 18 12 6 0 24 519 517
TOR 18 7 11 0 14 369 428
WPG 18 7 11 0 14 408 462
OTT 18 4 14 0 8 426 630
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
EDM 18 16 2 0 32 644 302
CGY 18 10 8 0 20 495 466
SSK 18 9 9 0 18 547 567
BC 18 7 11 0 14 521 557

Full 1989 Standings

League Scoring

19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 54.57 4.29 +
Average Winning Score 34.42 1.19 +
Average Losing Score 20.15 3.10 +
Average Home Score 29.33 0.89 +
Average Visitor Score 25.24 3.40 +
Average Margin of Victory 14.26 1.90 -

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP) PF (PG)
1 EDM (18) 644 (35.78)
2 SSK (18) 547 (30.39)
3 BC (18) 521 (28.94)
4 HAM (18) 519 (28.83)
5 CGY (18) 495 (27.50)
6 OTT (18) 426 (23.67)
7 WPG (18) 408 (22.67)
8 TOR (18) 369 (20.50)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP) PA (PG)
1 EDM (18) 302 (16.78)
2 TOR (18) 428 (23.78)
3 WPG (18) 462 (25.67)
4 CGY (18) 466 (25.89)
5 HAM (18) 517 (28.72)
6 BC (18) 557 (30.94)
7 SSK (18) 567 (31.50)
8 OTT (18) 630 (35.00)

1989 Team Category League Leaders (CFL.ca)

1989 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1989 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1989 Player Awards

1989 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tracy Ham (EDM)
  • Defensive Player — Danny Bass (EDM)
  • Canadian Player — Rocky DiPietro (HAM)
  • Offensive Lineman — Rod Connop (EDM)
  • Rookie — Stephen Jordan (HAM)
1989 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Matt Dunigan (BC)

1989 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Tracy Ham* EDM
RB Tim McCray SSK
RB Reggie Taylor EDM
SB Rocky DiPietro HAM
SB Craig Ellis EDM
WR Tony Champion* HAM
WR Don Narcisse SSK
C Rod Connop EDM
G Roger Aldag SSK
G Jason Riley HAM
T Miles Gorrell HAM
T Chris Walby WPG

Defense

DT Harold Hallman TOR
DT Mike Walker HAM
DE Grover Covington HAM
DE Stewart Hill EDM
MLB Danny Bass EDM
OLB Eddie Lowe SSK
OLB James West WPG
DHB Enis Jackson EDM
DHB Don Wilson EDM
CB Stanley Blair EDM
CB Rod Hill WPG
S Scott Flagel OTT

Special Teams

P Bob Cameron WPG
K Dave Ridgway SSK
ST Tony Hunter EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1989 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Tony Champion (HAM)
  • 3 – Tom Burgess (SSK)
  • 2 – Tracy Ham (EDM)
  • 1 – Tim Jessie (WPG)
  • 1 – Darrell Wallace (BC)

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Don Wilson (EDM)
  • 2 – Greg Battle (WPG)
  • 2 – Danny Bass (EDM)
  • 1 – James West (WPG)
  • 1 – Reggie Berry (TOR)

Lineman Star

  • 3 – Hector Pothier (EDM)
  • 2 – Brett Williams (EDM)
  • 1 – Harold Hallman (TOR)
  • 1 – Dan Ferrone (CGY)
  • 1 – Bryan Illerbrun (SSK)

1989 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 OTT Gerald Wilcox (TE) Weber State
2 SSK [CGY] Kevin Smellie (RB) Massachusetts
3 SSK [HAM] Andrew Thomas (CB) Massachusetts
4 SSK Donovan Wright (CB) Slippery Rock
5 EDM Michael Soles (RB) McGill
6 BC [TOR] Derek MacCready (DE) Ohio State
7 EDM [BC] Leroy Blugh (LB) Bishop's
8 WPG John O'Brien (LB) York

Complete 1989 CFL Amateur Draft Selections