The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1947 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1947 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1947 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 8 5 3 0 10 83 83 W1 3-3-0
    Home 4 3 1 0 6 45 15 W1 3-1-0
    Visitor 4 2 2 0 4 38 68 L2 2-2-0

Full 1947 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1947 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.438 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.375

Team Scoring

19471946 +/-
Average Combined Score 20.75 +6.38
Average Winning Score 12.60 +2.40
Average Losing Score 6.67 +0.67
Average Home Score 11.25 +3.75
Average Visitor Score 9.50 -0.25
Average Margin of Victory 8.20 +1.80
Average Margin of Loss 13.67 +10.67

1947 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 4,800
  • Total: 17,000
  • High: 5,000
  • Avg: 4,250 (4 out of 4 games)
  • Diff from 1946 Avg: -83
  • Low: 4,000
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 88.54
  • Diff from League Avg: -593

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Coaches

Head Coach
  • Jack West (March 21, 1946 – Dec. 31, 1948)

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Stadium

  • 1947 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

83 (10.4)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 13619 61824 178 25732 45 (11.3)38 (9.5)83 (10.4)
Opponent 72128 81018 01212 02525 68 (17.0)15 (3.8)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1947 All-Star Selections

4 All-Division Selections
FB Bob Sandberg*
C Mel Wilson
G Bert Iannone (Tie)
T Bob “Stonewall” Smith

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance
1
Sat. Sept. 6 4:30 PM
WPG 6 @ SSK 5 W 4,000
1
Mon. Sept. 8 10:00 PM
WPG 13 @ CGY 11 W 4,000
3
Mon. Sept. 29
CGY 0 @ WPG 16 W 5,000
4
Sat. Oct. 4 3:30 PM
SSK 1 @ WPG 13 W 4,000
5
Sat. Oct. 11 10:00 PM
WPG 13 @ CGY 25 L  
5
Mon. Oct. 13 4:30 PM
WPG 6 @ SSK 27 L  
6
Sat. Oct. 18
SSK 9 @ WPG 1 L 4,000
7
Mon. Oct. 27
CGY 5 @ WPG 15 W 4,000
P1
Sat. Nov. 1
CGY 4 @ WPG 16 W 5,000
P2
Tue. Nov. 11 4:00 PM
WPG 3 @ CGY 15 L 3,500
P2
Sat. Nov. 15 3:00 PM
CGY 3 @ WPG 10 W 6,000
GC
Sat. Nov. 29 2:00 PM
WPG 9 @ TOR 10 L 18,885