Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42 @ BC Lions 20

Game Details

  • Week 1
  • 8th Game of Regular Season (8th Overall)
  • Thursday, Aug 13, 1959 11:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, BC
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 29,425
    • Capacity: 32,375
1958 and 1959 BC and Winnipeg Matchups
1958Week 3BC 1 @ WPG 31
Week 5WPG 19 @ BC 8
Week 9BC 10 @ WPG 8
Week 12WPG 24 @ BC 14
1959Week 1WPG 42 @ BC 20
Week 4BC 23 @ WPG 34
Week 7WPG 6 @ BC 17
Week 11BC 6 @ WPG 31

Lions record vs Blue Bombers (Regular Season)

Last decade (1949 to 1958)
  • at BC 1–11–0 (0.083)
  • at Winnipeg 3–9–0 (0.250)
  • BC Total 4–20–0 (0.167)
All-time (through 1959)
  • at BC 1–11–0 (0.083)
  • at Winnipeg 3–9–0 (0.250)
  • BC Total 4–20–0 (0.167)

Streaks as of Aug. 13, 1959 (Regular Season)

Lions streak at home vs Blue Bombers
  • 10L — Aug. 28, 1954 to Nov. 1, 1958
Lions streak overall vs Blue Bombers

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Blue Bombers 3 13 7 19 42
Lions 3 10 7 0 20

Blue Bombers coach: Harold “Bud” Grant (W)
Lions coach: Wayne Robinson (L)

Blue Bombers (1-0-0) Next @ Stampeders Aug 18
Lions (0-1-0) Next @ Eskimos Aug 18

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

August 13th Hourly Weather Summary for Vancouver
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Vancouver Int'l A 12:00 AM Mostly Cloudy 15.0°C N (50°) at 11 km/h 82% 101.83 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 8:00 PM Mainly Clear 18.3°C N (50°) at 6 km/h 71% 101.91 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 9:00 PM Mainly Clear 17.8°C N (50°) at 6 km/h 70% 101.91 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 10:00 PM Mainly Clear 16.7°C N (50°) at 10 km/h 71% 101.86 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 11:00 PM Mainly Clear 15.0°C N (70°) at 10 km/h 83% 101.85 kPa

Conditions at Vancouver Int'l A (15.90 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in WPG @ BC
Including known plays over 55 yards

CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR

Sources

  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)

Contributors

Notices

  • Data is missing (Game time)
  • Data is missing (Hourly weather)