The Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 Season

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 0 3 0 0 46 136 L3 0-3-0
Regular Season 16 1 15 0 2 175 537 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 0 8 0 0 87 266 L8 0-6-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 88 271 W1 2-4-0

Full 1959 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 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 2nd 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (1-13-0)
After 3rd 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 14 (1-13-0)
After 4th 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 23
SSK 14 @ BC 30 L 18,915  
C
Mon Aug 10 8:00 PM
SSK 19 @ MTL 53 L 19,754  
C
Wed Aug 12
SSK 13 @ TOR 53 L 10,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Aug 14
CGY 28 @ SSK 8 L 13,212  
2
Thu Aug 20
SSK 21 @ BC 36 L 29,131  
3
Mon Aug 24
SSK 0 @ EDM 55 L 14,000  
3
Sat Aug 29
WPG 61 @ SSK 8 L 12,000  
4
Mon Aug 31
SSK 10 @ CGY 28 L 10,500  
5
Mon Sep 7
BC 35 @ SSK 17 L 12,566  
6
Sat Sep 12
SSK 14 @ WPG 41 L 15,962  
7
Sat Sep 19
EDM 32 @ SSK 0 L 10,000  
8
Mon Sep 28
CGY 18 @ SSK 15 L 6,500  
9
Sat Oct 3
SSK 15 @ EDM 44 L 17,500  
9
Mon Oct 5
SSK 15 @ BC 14 W 25,778  
10
Sat Oct 10
SSK 13 @ CGY 53 L 8,500  
10
Mon Oct 12
WPG 27 @ SSK 14 L 8,000  
11
Mon Oct 19
BC 45 @ SSK 6 L 7,500  
12
Sat Oct 24
EDM 20 @ SSK 19 L 8,000  
12
Mon Oct 26
SSK 37 @ WPG 30 FL 14,279  

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.609 0-8-0 (8) 1-7-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
BC Lions (4) 0.563
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.500
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.750

Team Scoring

19591958 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.69 +8.44
Average Winning Score 26.00 -1.71
Average Losing Score 11.43 -0.86
Average Home Score 10.88 -9.12
Average Visitor Score 15.63 -4.38
Average Margin of Victory 4.00 -9.29
Average Margin of Loss 25.93 +12.07

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Saskatchewan 322860 85058 81826 392968 87 (10.9)125 (15.6)212 (13.3)
Opponent 3582117 116117233 373471 7868146 301 (37.6)266 (33.3)567 (35.4)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 Player Awards and Nominations

1959 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Don Allard (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Neil Habig (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ron Atchison (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 All-Star Selections

No Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1959.

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Saskatchewan Roughriders 1959 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6)   Doug McKenzie (FB) Western Ontario
2–6 (15)   Don Stuart (E) Western Ontario
3–6   Pass
4–6   Pass

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