The Edmonton Eskimos 1953 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1953 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 40 25 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 16 12 4 0 24 276 157 L2 4-2-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 137 71 L2 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 139 86 W2 5-1-0

Full 1953 League Standings

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 (4-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (8-1-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (11-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (11-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Aug 14
TOR 16 @ EDM 28 W 14,000  
B
Mon Aug 17
OTT 9 @ EDM 12 W 12,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 29
EDM 6 @ WPG 7 L 16,108  
1
Mon Aug 31
EDM 19 @ SSK 17 W 11,030  
2
Sat Sep 5
EDM 18 @ CGY 6 W 15,000  
2
Mon Sep 7
CGY 5 @ EDM 19 W 15,500  
3
Sat Sep 12
SSK 1 @ EDM 13 W 15,300  
3
Mon Sep 14
WPG 7 @ EDM 9 W 16,000  
4
Sat Sep 19
EDM 12 @ SSK 6 W 13,024  
5
Sat Sep 26
CGY 6 @ EDM 15 W 15,000  
5
Mon Sep 28
EDM 21 @ CGY 12 W 12,000  
6
Sat Oct 3
EDM 13 @ SSK 19 L 12,646  
6
Mon Oct 5
EDM 16 @ WPG 6 W 17,014  
7
Sat Oct 10
EDM 34 @ CGY 13 W    
7
Mon Oct 12
CGY 6 @ EDM 22 W 15,500  
8
Sat Oct 17
WPG 9 @ EDM 32 W    
8
Mon Oct 19
SSK 20 @ EDM 19 L 15,000  
9
Sat Oct 24
WPG 17 @ EDM 8 L 15,000  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 7
WPG 7 @ EDM 25 W 15,500  
P2
Wed Nov 11
EDM 17 @ WPG 21 L 17,434  
P2
Sat Nov 14
WPG 30 @ EDM 24 L 16,000  

Edmonton Eskimos 1953 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.404 6-2-0 (8) 6-2-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (6) 0.219
Saskatchewan Roughriders (5) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5) 0.500

Team Scoring

19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 27.06 -8.62
Average Winning Score 19.17 +0.17
Average Losing Score 11.50 -6.17
Average Home Score 17.13 -6.00
Average Visitor Score 17.38 +4.12
Average Margin of Victory 11.33 +3.67
Average Margin of Loss 4.25 -5.42

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 342963 311546 314778 414889 137 (17.1)139 (17.4)276 (17.3)
Opponent 13132 25227 201838 253560 86 (10.8)71 (8.9)157 (9.8)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1953 Player Awards and Nominations

1953 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Billy Vessels (Winner)

Edmonton Eskimos 1953 All-Star Selections

No Edmonton Eskimos Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1953.

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