Edmonton Eskimos 35 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20

Game Details

  • Week 4
  • 31st Game of Regular Season (31st Overall)
  • Thursday, Aug 24, 1961 9:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Winnipeg Stadium in Winnipeg, MB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 19,660 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 19,660
1960 and 1961 Winnipeg and Edmonton Matchups
1960Week 3EDM 14 @ WPG 18
Week 4WPG 15 @ EDM 14
Week 7EDM 15 @ WPG 2
Week 10WPG 21 @ EDM 17
Division FinalWPG 22 @ EDM 16
Division FinalEDM 10 @ WPG 5
Division FinalEDM 4 @ WPG 2
1961Week 4EDM 35 @ WPG 20
Week 8WPG 33 @ EDM 10
Week 14WPG 14 @ EDM 13

Blue Bombers record vs Eskimos (Regular Season)

Last decade (1951 to 1960)
  • at Winnipeg 11–8–1 (0.575)
  • at Edmonton 9–12–0 (0.429)
  • Winnipeg Total 20–20–1 (0.500)
All-time (through 1961)
  • at Winnipeg 18–10–1 (0.638)
  • at Edmonton 13–17–0 (0.433)
  • Winnipeg Total 31–27–1 (0.534)

Streaks as of Aug. 24, 1961 (Regular Season)

Blue Bombers streak at home vs Eskimos
Blue Bombers streak overall vs Eskimos

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 6 9 3 17 35
Blue Bombers 0 13 7 0 20

Eskimos coach: Eagle “Buddy” Keys (W)
Blue Bombers coach: Harold “Bud” Grant (L)

Eskimos (4-0-0) Next vs Lions Aug 29
Blue Bombers (4-1-0) Next vs Tiger-Cats Sep 01

Game Time Weather in Winnipeg, MB

August 24th Hourly Weather Summary for Winnipeg
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Richardson Int'l A 7:00 PM Mainly Clear 25.6°C NNE (320°) at 14 km/h 33% 26 98.00 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 8:00 PM Mainly Clear 21.1°C NNE (320°) at 10 km/h 44% 98.07 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 9:00 PM Clear 22.2°C N (20°) at 10 km/h 47% 98.12 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 10:00 PM Clear 19.4°C N (20°) at 11 km/h 58% 98.20 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 11:00 PM Smoke 18.3°C N (20°) at 5 km/h 67% 98.23 kPa

Conditions at Winnipeg Richardson Int'l A (4.27 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM @ WPG
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)