The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1957 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 3 0 0 6 52 25 W3 3-0-0
Regular Season 16 14 2 0 28 475 142 W6 6-0-0
    Home 8 8 0 0 16 278 42 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 197 100 W3 5-1-0

Full 1957 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 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) 0.281
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.219
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.750

Coaches

Head Coach

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1957 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Total: 139,500
  • High: 20,000
  • Avg: 17,437 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1956 Avg: -654
  • Low: 14,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 84.37
  • Diff from League Avg: +17,137

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Team Scoring

19571956 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.56 1.50 +
Average Winning Score 31.57 0.75 +
Average Losing Score 16.50 12.70 +
Average Home Score 34.75 6.38 +
Average Visitor Score 24.63 8.25 +
Average Margin of Victory 24.14 3.96 +
Average Margin of Loss 2.50 17.30 -

Stadium

  • 1957 home stadium: Clarke Stadium
  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1954 – Expansion

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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)
Edmonton 514899 6565130 7047117 9237129 278 (34.8)197 (24.6)475 (29.7)
Opponent 212243 23941 12719 73239 100 (12.5)42 (5.3)142 (8.9)

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 (4-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 9 (8-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 4 (3-1-0)
After 2nd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 15 (14-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 15 (14-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
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)

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 Player Awards and Nominations

1957 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jackie Parker (Winner)
  • Lineman — Art Walker, Jr. (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Don Getty, Sr. (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) David McIntyre (C) Toronto
2–5 (14) [HAM] Peter Maik (HB) Toronto
2–9 (18) Livio Desimone (G) McGill
3–9 (26) Peter Copeland (G) Toronto
4–9 (32) Alan Wong (HB) Queen's
5–9 Pass
6–9 Pass

Edmonton Eskimos 1957 All-Star Selections

8 All-Division Selections
Coach Frank “Pop” Ivy
HB Johnny Bright*
HB Jackie Parker
T Roger Nelson
DE Frankie Anderson
MG Art Walker, Jr.
SEC Ted Tully
S Oscar Kruger

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
A 3
Fri. Aug. 2
EDM 29 vs BC 8 W 10,261
B 4
Mon. Aug. 5
EDM 14 @ BC 11 W 14,919
6
Sun. Aug. 11
EDM 9 vs BC 6 W 16,000
1 8
Thu. Aug. 15
EDM 21 @ WPG 14 W 18,029
11
Mon. Aug. 19
SSK 7 @ EDM 37 W 20,000
2 12
Sat. Aug. 24
EDM 6 @ CGY 10 L 16,000
3 17
Mon. Sept. 2
WPG 8 @ EDM 41 W 17,000
4 19
Sat. Sept. 7
EDM 35 @ BC 13 W 26,121
21
Mon. Sept. 9
CGY 2 @ EDM 22 W 20,000
5 23
Sat. Sept. 14
BC 6 @ EDM 25 W 17,500
6 26
Sat. Sept. 21
EDM 24 @ SSK 17 W 13,754
7 29
Sat. Sept. 28
SSK 12 @ EDM 37 W 18,000
31
Mon. Sept. 30
EDM 27 @ WPG 28 L 20,253
8 33
Sat. Oct. 5
WPG 0 @ EDM 41 W 16,000
9 36
Sat. Oct. 12
CGY 7 @ EDM 46 W 17,000
38
Mon. Oct. 14
EDM 32 @ CGY 6 W 14,000
10 40
Sat. Oct. 19
EDM 29 @ BC 12 W 24,619
11 43
Sat. Oct. 26
BC 0 @ EDM 29 W 14,000
12 47
Sat. Nov. 2
EDM 23 @ SSK 0 W 8,000
P2 50
Sat. Nov. 16
EDM 7 @ WPG 19 L 13,849
51
Wed. Nov. 20
WPG 4 @ EDM 5 W 18,000
52
Sat. Nov. 23
WPG 17 @ EDM 2 OT L 20,000