Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21 vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 OT

Game Details

  • The 49th The Grey Cup
  • 92nd Game of 1961
  • Saturday, Dec 2, 1961 1:00 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 32,651
    • Capacity: 33,150
  • Broadcaster:
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
    • Kenny Ploen (QBWPG)
1960 and 1961 Hamilton and Winnipeg Matchups
1961Week 5HAM 30 @ WPG 9
The Grey CupWPG 21 vs HAM 14 OT

Tiger-Cats record vs Blue Bombers (Grey Cup)

Last decade (1951 to 1960)
  • Hamilton Total 2–2–0 (0.500)
All-time (through 1960)
  • Hamilton Total 2–3–0 (0.400)

Streaks as of Dec. 2, 1961 (Grey Cup)

Tiger-Cats streak at home vs Blue Bombers
Tiger-Cats streak overall vs Blue Bombers

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT1 OT2 Final
Blue Bombers 0 1 3 10 0 7 21
Tiger-Cats 7 0 7 0 0 0 14
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT1 OT2 Final
Blue Bombers 0 1 4 14 14 21 21
Tiger-Cats 7 7 14 14 14 14 14

Blue Bombers coach: Harold “Bud” Grant (W)
Tiger-Cats coach: Jim Trimble (L)

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

December 2nd Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Toronto Island A 1:00 PM Smoke,Haze 4.4°C NNE (230°) at 6 km/h 85% 101.17 kPa
Toronto Island A 2:00 PM Smoke,Haze 5.0°C NNE (250°) at 6 km/h 86% 101.17 kPa
Toronto Island A 3:00 PM Fog,Smoke 5.0°C NNE (230°) at 6 km/h 90% 101.17 kPa
Toronto Island A 4:00 PM Fog,Smoke 5.6°C NNE (250°) at 8 km/h 88% 101.22 kPa
Toronto Island A 5:00 PM Fog,Smoke 5.6°C NNE (270°) at 8 km/h 91% 101.23 kPa

Conditions at Toronto Island A (1.76 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1961 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
23 FB, P Delveaux, Jack
43 C, LB Druxman, George
71 E Funston, Farrell
53 DE, G Gray, Herb
35 FB Hagberg, Roger
61 T Hamelin, Roger
54 G Humeniuk, Rod
28 FB, K James, Gerry
32 HB Janzen, Henry
25 HB Jauch, Ray
56 G Kotowich, Ed
31 HB Latourelle, Ron “Pepe”
12 QB Ledyard, Hal
29 HB Lewis, Leo Jr.
73 DE Luining, Cec
78 DE Meadmore, Ron
24 HB Miller, Nick
26 HB Nagle, Baz
63 G, T Patrick, Steve
64 G Piper, Cornel
77 E Pitts, Ernie “Zazu”
11 QB Ploen, Kenny
14 HB Potter, Rick
70 DB, E Rauhaus, Norm
67 T Rigney, Frank
27 HB, LB Rowland, Gordie
62 T Savoie, Roger
44 C, LB Warren, Garland
65 T Wright, Mike

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.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1961 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
61 T Barrow, John
44 G Caraway, Donnie
11 QB Cosentino, Frank
51 G, T Cureton, Hardiman
75 E Dekker, Paul
62 G DeNobile, Geno
10 QB Faloney, Bernie
71 E, P Fraser, Cam
21 HB Goldston, Ralph
18 E, HB Grant, Tommy
26 HB Henley, Garney
30 HB Hickman, Larry
28 HB Howell, Ron
15 E, LB Karcz, Zeno
54 G Kelly, Ellison
16 FB, LB Kilrea, Ken
25 FB McDougall, Gerry
17 HB McKee, Grant
46 C, G Miksza, Chet
64 T Minihane, Bob
70 E, HB Moran, Tom
74 E, LB Neumann, Pete
24 QB Palmer, Paul
77 E Patterson, Hal “Prince”
66 T Ray, Ron
14 HB Rogers, Al “Butch”
53 G Scott, Vince “Boomer”
20 HB Shannon, Carver
22 DB, K Sutherin, Don

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.

League Records Set and Approached in WPG vs HAM
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play T3rd T3rd 90 yards Bernie Faloney
to Paul Dekker (TD)
Tied Dec. 2, 1961
Longest Reception – Play T3rd T3rd 90 yards Paul Dekker
from Bernie Faloney (TD)
Tied Dec. 2, 1961
Passing Yards – Game -- -- 350 yards Bernie Faloney

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