The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1969 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 64 62 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 5 11 0 10 241 246 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 135 149 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 106 97 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 4 8 0 8 197 174 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 44 72 W1 1-3-0

Full 1969 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.477 1-5-0 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.580 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.813
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.219
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.214
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1969 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Total: 137,960
  • High: 20,800
  • Avg: 17,245 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1968 Avg: +112
  • Low: 12,500
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 83.44
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,913

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Team Scoring

19691968 +/-
Average Combined Score 30.44 1.81 -
Average Winning Score 21.40 1.28 +
Average Losing Score 12.18 4.04 +
Average Home Score 16.88 2.88 +
Average Visitor Score 13.25 1.25 -
Average Margin of Victory 14.20 6.95 +
Average Margin of Loss 6.91 9.95 -

Stadium

  • 1969 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 331649 354479 271744 402969 135 (16.9)106 (13.3)241 (15.1)
Opponent 362561 382462 412970 341953 97 (12.1)149 (18.6)246 (15.4)

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

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 Player Awards and Nominations

1969 Most Outstanding
  • Player — John LaGrone, III (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John LaGrone, III (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — John Wydareny (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Dave Cutler (LB) Simon Fraser
2–4 (13) Norm Miner (DB) Calgary
3–4 (21) Ludwig Daubner (HB) Alberta
4–4 (30) Theron Craig (LB) Queen's
5–4 Pass
6–4 Pass
7–4 Pass
8–4 Pass

Edmonton Eskimos 1969 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DT John LaGrone, III
DB John Wydareny
2 All-Division Selections
DT John LaGrone, III
DB John Wydareny

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. July 9
HAM 22 @ EDM 21 L 12,500
B 8
Mon. July 14
EDM 15 @ OTT 13 W 12,000
C 10
Wed. July 16
EDM 20 @ MTL 18 W 6,500
13
Sun. July 20
BC 9 @ EDM 8 L 11,000
1 19
Tue. July 29
EDM 33 @ WPG 0 W 18,106
2 24
Mon. Aug. 4
WPG 14 @ EDM 13 L 14,000
3 28
Mon. Aug. 11
SSK 21 @ EDM 20 L 20,370
4 35
Fri. Aug. 22
EDM 9 @ SSK 24 L 17,055
5 38
Wed. Aug. 27
TOR 24 @ EDM 12 L 20,800
6 40
Mon. Sept. 1
EDM 14 @ CGY 16 L 23,616
7 45
Sat. Sept. 6
CGY 20 @ EDM 10 L 20,089
8 52
Sun. Sept. 14
WPG 16 @ EDM 30 W 13,600
9 54
Wed. Sept. 17
EDM 13 @ BC 5 W 22,791
10 60
Sat. Sept. 27
EDM 0 @ OTT 17 L 16,975
11 63
Tue. Sept. 30
EDM 12 @ HAM 17 L 20,533
65
Sun. Oct. 5
BC 13 @ EDM 5 L 16,101
12 72
Mon. Oct. 13
MTL 14 @ EDM 20 W 12,500
13 75
Sat. Oct. 18
EDM 14 @ BC 17 L 31,547
14 78
Sat. Oct. 25
EDM 11 @ CGY 1 W 17,032
15 85
Sun. Nov. 2
SSK 27 @ EDM 25 L 20,500