Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Jul 23
SSK 14 @ BC 30 W 18,915  
Ex
Tue Jul 28
BC 15 @ HAM 6 W 10,000  
Ex
Thu Jul 30 8:30 PM
BC 22 @ OTT 24 L 10,000  
Ex
Thu Aug 6
OTT 35 @ BC 14 L 18,147  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Aug 13
WPG 42 @ BC 20 L 29,425  
2
Mon Aug 17
BC 12 @ EDM 0 W 14,000  
2
Thu Aug 20
SSK 21 @ BC 36 W 29,131  
3
Mon Aug 24 11:30 PM
BC 17 @ CGY 29 L 17,000  
4
Mon Aug 31
EDM 7 @ BC 8 W 34,273  
4
Thu Sep 3
BC 23 @ WPG 34 L 18,003  
5
Mon Sep 7 4:00 PM
BC 35 @ SSK 17 W 12,566  
6
Mon Sep 14
CGY 8 @ BC 14 W 32,176  
7
Sat Sep 19
WPG 6 @ BC 17 W 32,061  
7
Mon Sep 21
BC 7 @ EDM 29 L 18,000  
8
Sat Sep 26 11:30 PM
BC 28 @ CGY 10 W 14,800  
9
Mon Oct 5
SSK 15 @ BC 14 L 25,778  
10
Sat Oct 10
EDM 38 @ BC 14 L 28,679  
11
Sat Oct 17
BC 6 @ WPG 31 L 18,184  
11
Mon Oct 19 10:00 PM
BC 45 @ SSK 6 W 7,500  
12
Sat Oct 24 11:30 PM
CGY 8 @ BC 10 W 31,594 CTVW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Oct 31
EDM 20 @ BC 8 L 33,993  
P1
Wed Nov 4 10:00 PM
BC 7 @ EDM 41 L 16,000 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 16 9 7 0 18 306 301 W2 3-3-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 133 145 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 173 156 W1 3-3-0

Full 1959 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (2-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 7 (4-3-0)
After 2nd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (4-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (4-6-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (7-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.484 5-3-0 (8) 4-4-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.500
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.063
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.750
19591958 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.94 +0.38
Average Winning Score 22.78 +3.11
Average Losing Score 14.43 +3.43
Average Home Score 16.63 +1.88
Average Visitor Score 21.63 +11.12
Average Margin of Victory 13.56 +6.56
Average Margin of Loss 16.71 -0.05
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 172138 464288 453075 2580105 133 (16.6)173 (21.6)306 (19.1)
Opponent 74855 6860128 223456 481462 156 (19.5)145 (18.1)301 (18.8)
Head Coach
BC Lions 1959 Player Awards and Nominations
1959 Most Outstanding
BC Lions 1959 All-Star Selections
4 All-Division Selections
G Tom Hinton
DT Urban Henry
CLB Norm Fieldgate
DHB Billy Jessup

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1959 BC Lions Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–2 (11)   Wayne Aiken (HB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–2   Pass
4–2   Pass

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