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
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
A
Thu. July 23
SSK 14 @ BC 30 L 18,915  
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
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  
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
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. Sept. 7
BC 35 @ SSK 17 L 12,566  
6
Sat. Sept. 12
SSK 14 @ WPG 41 L 15,962  
7
Sat. Sept. 19
EDM 32 @ SSK 0 L 10,000  
8
Mon. Sept. 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

1 All-Division Selections
C Neil Habig

* – indicates unanimous selection

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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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