The Edmonton Eskimos 1958 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1958 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 2 1 0 4 34 40 L1 2-1-0
Regular Season 16 9 6 1 19 312 292 L1 4-2-0
    Home 8 5 2 1 11 161 101 W2 4-1-1
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 151 191 L1 4-2-0

Full 1958 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 (3-1-1) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 7 (5-1-1) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (4-3-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-0-1) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (2-4-1)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (7-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-5-1)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
B
Mon. Aug. 4
HAM 7 @ EDM 9 W 14,000  
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
B
Fri. Aug. 8
EDM 19 @ HAM 7 W 14,000  
C
Mon. Aug. 11
EDM 6 @ OTT 26 L 8,452  
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
1
Thu. Aug. 14
EDM 21 @ WPG 29 L 18,166  
1
Mon. Aug. 18
SSK 6 @ EDM 40 W 18,000  
2
Sat. Aug. 23
EDM 7 @ CGY 35 L 17,770  
2
Mon. Aug. 25
WPG 15 @ EDM 8 L 17,000  
4
Sat. Sept. 6
EDM 26 @ BC 7 W 26,653  
4
Mon. Sept. 8
CGY 28 @ EDM 32 W 20,000  
5
Sat. Sept. 13
BC 7 @ EDM 13 W 8,000  
6
Sat. Sept. 20
EDM 26 @ SSK 13 W 12,789  
7
Sat. Sept. 27
SSK 11 @ EDM 11 T 15,000  
7
Mon. Sept. 29
EDM 13 @ WPG 43 L 18,559  
8
Sat. Oct. 4
WPG 21 @ EDM 15 L 20,000  
9
Sat. Oct. 11
CGY 10 @ EDM 17 W 15,000  
9
Mon. Oct. 13
EDM 19 @ CGY 14 W 10,000  
10
Sat. Oct. 18
EDM 25 @ BC 22 W 24,700  
11
Sat. Oct. 25
BC 3 @ EDM 25 W 13,000  
12
Sat. Nov. 1
EDM 14 @ SSK 28 L 9,000  
P1
Sat. Nov. 8
EDM 27 @ SSK 11 W 12,000  
P1
Tue. Nov. 11
SSK 1 @ EDM 31 W 18,000  
P2
Sat. Nov. 15
WPG 30 @ EDM 7 L 17,000  
P2
Wed. Nov. 19
EDM 30 @ WPG 7 W 16,880  
P2
Sat. Nov. 22
EDM 7 @ WPG 23 L 15,671  

Edmonton Eskimos 1958 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.477 5-2-1 (8) 4-4-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
BC Lions (4) 0.188
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.813

Team Scoring

19581957 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.75 -0.81
Average Winning Score 24.78 -6.79
Average Losing Score 13.00 -3.50
Average Home Score 20.13 -14.62
Average Visitor Score 18.88 -5.75
Average Margin of Victory 12.56 -11.59
Average Margin of Loss 15.50 +13.00

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 444387 583795 201838 395392 161 (20.1)151 (18.9)312 (19.5)
Opponent 224466 4555100 211536 137790 191 (23.9)101 (12.6)292 (18.3)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Edmonton Eskimos 1958 Player Awards and Nominations

1958 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jackie Parker (Winner)
  • Lineman — Roger Nelson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Normie Kwong (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1958 All-Star Selections

7 All-Division Selections
QB Jackie Parker
HB Johnny Bright
T Roger Nelson
DE Art Walker, Jr.
SEC Rollie Miles
SEC Ted Tully
S Oscar Kruger

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1958 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9)   John Tattle (HB) Toronto
2–9 (18)   Bill Miller (T) Toronto
3–9 (24)   Ray Johnston (T) Western Ontario
4–9 (29)   Bill Halverson (G) Queen's
5–9   Pass

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