The BC Lions’ 1960 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the WIFU

BC Lions 1960 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1960 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 1 1 5 112 75 W1 2-1-1
Regular Season 16 5 9 2 12 296 356 W1 2-3-1
    Home 8 3 4 1 7 152 155 W1 2-3-1
    Visitor 8 2 5 1 5 144 201 T1 1-4-1

Full 1960 League Standings

BC Lions 1960 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 3-4-1 (8) 2-5-1 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.438
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.188
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.875

Coaches

Head Coach

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1960 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,375
  • Total: 220,268
  • High: 31,837
  • Avg: 27,533 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1959 Avg: -3,879
  • Low: 21,114
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 85.05
  • Diff from League Avg: +7,897

More 1960 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19601959 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.75 2.81 +
Average Winning Score 28.60 5.82 +
Average Losing Score 13.11 1.32 -
Average Home Score 19.00 2.38 +
Average Visitor Score 18.00 3.63 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.60 2.04 +
Average Margin of Loss 15.33 1.38 -

Stadium

  • 1960 home stadium: Empire Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,375
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1954 – Opened 1954

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 492776 455297 342256 244367 152 (19.0)144 (18.0)296 (18.5)
Opponent 5747104 393877 3665101 235174 201 (25.1)155 (19.4)356 (22.3)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-3-1) 6 (3-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (1-7-1)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (1-2-1) 6 (4-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (1-5-2)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-4-1) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-4-1) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-8-2)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (5-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 9 (0-9-0)

BC Lions 1960 Player Awards and Nominations

1960 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Willie Fleming, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Tom Hinton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Norm Fieldgate (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1960 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
No draft picks for 1960 in database.

BC Lions 1960 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
HB Willie Fleming, Jr.
DT Urban Henry
CLB Norm Fieldgate

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
A 2
Wed. July 20
MTL 29 @ BC 29 T 24,392
Eastern Conference
1
Tue. July 26
8:00 PM
BC 49 @ MTL 7 W 19,999
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
B 4
Fri. July 29
BC 7 vs WPG 13 L 12,583
C 5
Tue. Aug. 2
OTT 26 @ BC 27 W 18,156
1 7
Thu. Aug. 11
WPG 35 @ BC 21 L 31,837
10
Mon. Aug. 15
BC 14 @ EDM 33 L 17,500
2 12
Sat. Aug. 20
SSK 12 @ BC 27 W 29,532
13
Mon. Aug. 22
BC 26 @ CGY 19 W 13,000
3 17
Mon. Aug. 29
EDM 26 @ BC 0 L 28,420
4 19
Thu. Sept. 1
BC 14 @ WPG 19 L 18,300
22
Mon. Sept. 5
BC 31 @ SSK 21 W 14,105
5 24
Mon. Sept. 12
CGY 21 @ BC 21 T 27,759
6 27
Sat. Sept. 17
WPG 26 @ BC 14 L 30,300
29
Mon. Sept. 19
BC 10 @ EDM 18 L
8 30
Sat. Sept. 24
BC 14 @ CGY 28 L 13,000
10 36
Thu. Oct. 6
EDM 13 @ BC 21 W 21,707
11 39
Thu. Oct. 13
BC 21 @ WPG 49 L 16,750
41
Sat. Oct. 15
BC 14 @ SSK 14 T 7,255
12 43
Sat. Oct. 22
CGY 22 @ BC 10 L 29,599
13 46
Sat. Oct. 29
SSK 0 @ BC 38 W 21,114