The BC Lions’ 1964 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 1964 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1964 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 0 3 0 0 23 50 L3 0-3-0
Regular Season 16 11 2 3 25 328 168 W1 4-2-0
    Home 8 6 0 2 14 175 74 W3 4-0-2
    Visitor 8 5 2 1 11 153 94 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 12 10 1 1 21 268 106 W1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 1 2 4 60 62 L1 1-1-2

Full 1964 League Standings

BC Lions 1964 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.414 6-0-0 (6) 4-1-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 0-0-2 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.250
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.094
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.750
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.607
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.286

Team Scoring

19641963 +/-
Average Combined Score 31.00 -7.69
Average Winning Score 24.00 -2.17
Average Losing Score 10.50 -7.75
Average Home Score 21.88 -6.62
Average Visitor Score 19.13 -0.75
Average Margin of Victory 16.27 +0.19
Average Margin of Loss 9.50 +0.00

1964 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,375
  • Total: 259,999
  • High: 37,008
  • Avg: 32,499 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1963 Avg: +668
  • Low: 29,277
  • Sellouts: 4
  • % of Capacity: 100.39
  • Diff from League Avg: +11,960

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Coaches

Head Coach

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Stadium

  • 1964 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

168 (10.5)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 272956 7579154 342054 392564 175 (21.9)153 (19.1)328 (20.5)
Opponent 152742 152237 221537 223052 94 (11.8)74 (9.3)

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 5 (3-0-2) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 9 (6-0-3) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (5-2-0)
After 2nd 8 (6-0-2) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 13 (9-1-3) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0)
After 3rd 7 (6-0-1) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (4-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 13 (10-1-2) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (1-1-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (11-0-0) 3 (0-0-3) 2 (0-2-0)

BC Lions 1964 Player Awards and Nominations

1964 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Brown (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Tom Brown (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Pat Claridge (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1964 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8)   Dick Aldridge (HB) Waterloo
2–8 (17)   Jim Randall (QB) Wilfrid Laurier
3–8 (26)   Bob Hanley (G) British Columbia (UBC)
5–8   Pass
6–8   Pass
7–8   Pass
8–8   Pass
9–8   Pass
10–8   Pass

BC Lions 1964 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
QB Joe Kapp
T Lonnie Dennis
DT Mike Cacic
DE Dick Fouts
MG Tom Brown
DHB Bill Munsey
9 All-Division Selections
QB Joe Kapp
E Pat Claridge (Tie)
G Tom Hinton
T Lonnie Dennis
DT Mike Cacic
DE Dick Fouts*
MG Tom Brown*
DHB Bill Munsey
DHB Neal Beaumont

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu. July 16
BC 6 @ OTT 21 L 15,020  
B
Mon. July 20
HAM 3 @ BC 0 L 17,720  
C
Wed. July 29
TOR 26 @ BC 17 L 24,033  
1
Tue. Aug. 4
BC 10 @ WPG 10 T 15,125  
2
Mon. Aug. 10
CGY 4 @ BC 22 W 32,664  
2
Fri. Aug. 14
BC 17 @ SSK 2 W 17,787  
3
Wed. Aug. 19
SSK 16 @ BC 27 W 35,618  
4
Sun. Aug. 30
WPG 4 @ BC 21 W 33,607  
6
Tue. Sept. 8
OTT 17 @ BC 17 T 31,355  
8
Sat. Sept. 19
BC 49 @ EDM 6 W 21,000  
9
Tue. Sept. 22
BC 12 @ CGY 7 W 19,546  
9
Sat. Sept. 26
HAM 16 @ BC 16 T 37,008  
10
Sat. Oct. 3
BC 20 @ TOR 15 W 27,249  
11
Mon. Oct. 5
BC 7 @ MTL 14 L 17,084  
11
Sat. Oct. 10
EDM 6 @ BC 26 W 29,277  
13
Sat. Oct. 17
BC 24 @ EDM 14 W 12,000  
14
Sat. Oct. 24
SSK 3 @ BC 20 W 30,856  
15
Wed. Oct. 28
BC 14 @ CGY 26 L 20,000  
15
Sun. Nov. 1
WPG 8 @ BC 26 W 29,614  
P2
Sat. Nov. 14
BC 24 @ CGY 10 W 21,236  
P2
Wed. Nov. 18
CGY 14 @ BC 10 L 28,547  
P2
Sun. Nov. 22
CGY 14 @ BC 33 W 32,504  
GC
Sat. Nov. 28 12:30 PM
BC 34 vs HAM 24 W 32,655 CTV, CBC