Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28 vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27

Game Details

  • The 50th Grey Cup
  • 90th Game of 1962
  • Saturday, Dec 1, 1962 1:00 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 32,655
    • Capacity: 33,150
  • Broadcasters:
    • R/C
    • CTV
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
    • Leo Lewis, Jr. (HBWPG)

Game Notes

Game completed on Dec. 2 due to fog. Carried on tape delay by ABC on Wide World of Sports program.

1961 and 1962 Hamilton and Winnipeg Matchups
1961Week 5HAM 30 @ WPG 9
The Grey CupWPG 21 vs HAM 14 OT
1962Week 6WPG 16 @ HAM 10
The Grey CupWPG 28 vs HAM 27

Tiger-Cats record vs Blue Bombers (Grey Cup)

Last decade (1952 to 1961)
  • Hamilton Total 2–3–0 (0.400)
All-time (through 1961)
  • Hamilton Total 2–4–0 (0.333)

Streaks as of Dec. 1, 1962 (Grey Cup)

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

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. HAM: Touchdown HENLEY (73 yards) 4:51
  HAM: Convert Kick SUTHERIN failed

2nd Quarter

2. WPG: Touchdown LEWIS (6 yards) 0:19
  WPG: Convert Kick JAMES
3. WPG: Touchdown SHEPARD (14 yard pass from LEWIS) 7:46
  WPG: Convert Kick JAMES
4. HAM: Touchdown KUNTZ (1 yard) 13:20
  HAM: Convert Kick SUTHERIN failed
5. HAM: Touchdown HENLEY (18 yards) 13:37
  HAM: Convert Kick SUTHERIN
6. WPG: Touchdown LEWIS (28 yard lateral on a Pass) 14:46
  WPG: Convert Kick JAMES

3rd Quarter

7. HAM: Touchdown VITI (36 yard pass from ZUGER) 7:02
  HAM: Convert Kick SUTHERIN
8. WPG: Touchdown SHEPARD (4 yards) 9:35
  WPG: Convert Kick JAMES
9. HAM: Single SUTHERIN (44 yards off a Missed Field Goal) 12:40

4th Quarter

No scoring

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Blue Bombers 0 21 7 0 28
Tiger-Cats 6 13 8 0 27
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Blue Bombers 0 21 28 28 28
Tiger-Cats 6 19 27 27 27
Yardsticks (Team Statistics)
WPGHAM
First Downs2019
Rushing102234
Passing218253
Total Offence320487
Pass Comp-Att20-3212-30
Interceptions by01
Fumbles-Lost1-12-1
Punts-Net Avg.12-41.09-42.0
Penalties-Yards3-308-80
Individual

Individual stats are unavailable from source.


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

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 7
  • Times WPG held lead: 3
  • Times tied: 2
  • Times HAM held lead: 3
Consecutive Points
WPG 14 7 7 
HAM6 13 7 1

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

December 1st Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Toronto Island A 1:00 PM Fog,Smoke 4.4°C N (110°) at 11 km/h 95% 101.53 kPa
Toronto Island A 2:00 PM Fog,Smoke 4.4°C N (70°) at 6 km/h 100% 101.51 kPa
Toronto Island A 3:00 PM Fog 3.9°C NNE (140°) at 3 km/h 100% 101.51 kPa
Toronto Island A 4:00 PM Fog 3.9°C NNE (140°) at 5 km/h 100% 101.52 kPa

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1962 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
58 G Ash, Ray
48 C Bruzell, Jack
52 LB, T Burkholder, Dave
23 HB Delveaux, Jack
43 C Druxman, George
71 E Funston, Farrell
53 DE, G Gray, Herb
61 T Hamelin, Roger
54 G Humeniuk, Rod
28 FB, K James, Gerry
32 DB Janzen, Henry
31 HB Latourelle, Ron “Pepe”
12 QB Ledyard, Hal
29 HB Lewis, Leo Jr.
73 E Luining, Cec
21 HB Miller, Nick
63 T Patrick, Steve
64 G Piper, Cornel
77 E Pitts, Ernie “Zazu”
11 QB Ploen, Kenny
10 HB Potter, Rick
70 DB, E Rauhaus, Norm
67 T Rigney, Frank
62 T Savoie, Roger
21 FB, P Shepard, Charlie
65 T Thomas, Neil
14 DB Thornton, Dick
55 G Thorson, Sherwyn
44 C Warren, Garland
22 FB Williams, Joe

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 1962 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
61 T Barrow, John
30 HB Caleb, Jamie
11 QB Cosentino, Frank
51 LB, OG Cureton, Hardiman
75 E Dekker, Paul
62 G DeNobile, Geno
20 E Easterly, Dick
25 DB Fernandez, Sam
21 HB Goldston, Ralph
18 E, HB Grant, Tommy
26 HB Henley, Garney
15 E, LB Karcz, Zeno
54 G Kelly, Ellison
16 FB, LB Kilrea, Ken
23 FB Kuntz, Bobby
17 HB McKee, Grant
46 C, G Miksza, Chet
64 T Minihane, Bob
68 T Mosca, Angelo
60 T Nagurski, Bronko Jr.
74 E, LB Neumann, Pete
77 E Patterson, Hal “Prince”
66 T Ray, Ron
24 HB Reid, Tim
12 HB, K Schreider, Gary
53 G Scott, Vince “Boomer”
22 DB, K Sutherin, Don
73 E Viti, Dave
44 C Watton, Ronald
9 QB, P Zuger, Joe

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 Rush – Play 2nd 2nd 74 yards Garney Henley (TD) Dec. 1, 1962–Nov. 30, 1968
-- -- 41 yards Kenny Ploen

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