The Edmonton Eskimos 1955 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1955 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 50 24 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 16 14 2 0 28 286 117 W2 4-2-0
    Home 8 8 0 0 16 183 60 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 103 57 L2 4-2-0

Full 1955 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 (5-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 10 (9-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (3-0-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 11 (11-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 14 (14-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Aug 10
HAM 6 @ EDM 21 W 10,000  
B
Sat Aug 13
TOR 18 @ EDM 29 W 10,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 20
EDM 13 @ CGY 10 W 14,000  
1
Mon Aug 22
EDM 13 @ WPG 9 W 16,835  
2
Sat Aug 27
BC 12 @ EDM 29 W 17,500  
3
Sat Sep 3
SSK 12 @ EDM 19 W 19,500  
4
Sat Sep 10
EDM 18 @ BC 13 W 29,503  
4
Mon Sep 12
CGY 12 @ EDM 24 W 15,000  
5
Sat Sep 17
EDM 26 @ SSK 9 W 14,500  
5
Mon Sep 19
WPG 8 @ EDM 14 W 12,500  
6
Sat Sep 24
EDM 15 @ CGY 0 W 10,000  
6
Mon Sep 26
EDM 15 @ BC 0 W 24,241  
7
Sat Oct 1
EDM 0 @ WPG 12 L 18,884  
7
Mon Oct 3
SSK 9 @ EDM 17 W 15,000  
8
Sat Oct 8
BC 2 @ EDM 38 W 16,500  
9
Sat Oct 15
EDM 3 @ SSK 4 L 11,590  
10
Sat Oct 22
WPG 0 @ EDM 12 W 16,000  
11
Sat Oct 29
CGY 5 @ EDM 30 W 13,000  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Fri Nov 11
EDM 29 @ WPG 6 W 15,553  
P2
Wed Nov 16
WPG 6 @ EDM 26 W 12,000  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sat Nov 26 4:30 PM
MTL 19 vs EDM 34 W 39,471 R/C, CBCE

Edmonton Eskimos 1955 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.406 8-0-0 (8) 6-2-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
BC Lions (4) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.250
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.438

Team Scoring

19551954 +/-
Average Combined Score 25.19 -0.94
Average Winning Score 20.21 -0.24
Average Losing Score 1.50 -4.50
Average Home Score 22.88 +3.25
Average Visitor Score 12.88 +0.62
Average Margin of Victory 13.00 +1.18
Average Margin of Loss 6.50 -1.10

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 472875 522577 422365 422769 183 (22.9)103 (12.9)286 (17.9)
Opponent 131932 28634 13132 18119 57 (7.1)60 (7.5)117 (7.3)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1955 Player Awards and Nominations

1955 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jackie Parker (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Dale Meinert (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Normie Kwong (Winner)

Edmonton Eskimos 1955 All-Star Selections

12 All-Division Selections
Coach Frank “Pop” Ivy
QB Jackie Parker
HB Normie Kwong
C Kurt Burris
G Art Walker, Jr.
T Dale Meinert
DT Dale Meinert
DE Frankie Anderson
SEC Ted Tully
SEC Kurt Burris
DHB Rollie Miles
S Rupe Andrews, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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