Western Inter-provincial Football Union 1953 Season

41st Grey Cup Championship

Full 1953 Schedule and Results

1953 WIFU Regular Season Standings

WIFU
GP W L T PTS PF PA
EDM 16 12 4 0 24 276 157
SSK 16 8 7 1 17 243 239
WPG 16 8 8 0 16 226 226
CGY 16 3 12 1 7 190 313

Full 1953 Standings

League Scoring

19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 29.22 8.09 -
Average Winning Score 19.16 5.10 -
Average Losing Score 10.07 3.29 -
Average Home Score 14.66 4.31 -
Average Visitor Score 14.56 3.78 -
Average Margin of Victory 8.72 1.84 -

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 EDM (16) 276 (17.25)
2 SSK (16) 243 (15.19)
3 WPG (16) 226 (14.13)
4 CGY (16) 190 (11.88)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 EDM (16) 276 (17.25)
2 SSK (16) 243 (15.19)
3 WPG (16) 226 (14.13)
4 CGY (16) 190 (11.88)

1953 WIFU Regular Season Attendance

More 1953 Attendance Numbers

1953 Player Awards

1953 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Billy Vessels (EDM)
1953 Other Awards
  • No other awards for 1953 in database.

1953 WIFU All-Star Team

Offense

QB Claude Arnold EDM
HB Billy Vessels* EDM
HB Rollie Miles EDM
FB Normie Kwong EDM
FW Robert “Bud” Korchak WPG
E Harold “Bud” Grant WPG
E Mac Speedie SSK
C Eagle “Buddy” Keys EDM
G Mike Cassidy SSK
G Jim Quondamatteo EDM
T Leon Manley EDM
T Martin Ruby SSK

Defense

DT Dick Huffman WPG
DT Martin Ruby SSK
DE Ezzret “Sugarfoot” Anderson, Jr. CGY
DE Frankie Anderson EDM
DG Dean “Dino” Bandiera WPG
DG Gordon “Porky” Brown CGY
LB Tony Momsen, Jr. CGY
LB John Wozniak SSK
DHB Neill Armstrong WPG
DHB Tom Casey WPG
DHB Bobby Marlow SSK
DHB Ray Willsey EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Commissioners

E. Kent Phillips (Saskatoon)
Jan. 1, 1951 – Jan. 1, 1953

G. Sydney Halter, Q.C. (Winnipeg)
Jan. 1, 1953 – Jan. 22, 1956