The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1940 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1940 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1940 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 8 6 2 0 12 108 58 W6 6-0-0
    Home 4 4 0 0 8 83 31 W4 4-0-0
    Visitor 4 2 2 0 4 25 27 W2 2-2-0

Full 1940 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1940 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.375 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Regina Roughriders (4) 0.250
Calgary Bronks (4) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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1940 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 4,800
  • Total: 8,000
  • High: 4,000
  • Avg: 4,000 (2 out of 4 games)
  • Diff from 1939 Avg: +4,000
  • Low: 4,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 83.33
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,983

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Team Scoring

19401939 +/-
Average Combined Score 20.75 4.58 -
Average Winning Score 17.67 0.13 -
Average Losing Score 1.00 10.50 -
Average Home Score 20.75 2.08 +
Average Visitor Score 6.25 8.58 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.50 1.60 -
Average Margin of Loss 6.50 5.00 -

Stadium

  • 1940 home stadium: Osborne Stadium
  • Capacity: 4,800
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1932 – Opened 1932

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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)
Winnipeg 19827 121325 23023 29433 83 (20.8)25 (6.3)108 (13.5)
Opponent 707 62026 13720 505 27 (6.8)31 (7.8)58 (7.3)

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 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1940 All-Star Selections

7 All-Division Selections
QB Greg Kabat
HB Fritz Hanson
HB Art Stevenson
FW Jeff Nicklin
IW Bill “Red Dog” Ceretti
OW Bud Marquardt (Tie)
OW Ches McCance (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
1 1
Fri. Aug. 30
WPG 1 @ CGYB 12 L 4,000
2
Mon. Sept. 2
WPG 1 @ REG 3 L
2 3
Fri. Sept. 6
REG 0 @ WPG 12 W
3 5
Mon. Sept. 16
CGYB 11 @ WPG 22 W 4,000
5 7
Sat. Sept. 28
WPG 20 @ REG 11 W 2,500
6 8
Sat. Oct. 5
WPG 3 @ CGYB 1 W
7 9
Sat. Oct. 12
CGYB 19 @ WPG 26 W 4,000
9 12
Sat. Oct. 26
REG 1 @ WPG 23 W
P2 13
Sat. Nov. 2
WPG 7 @ CGYB 0 W
14
Sat. Nov. 9
CGYB 2 @ WPG 23 W 3,000