The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1948 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd (in tiebreaker) in the WIFU

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1948 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1948 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
1948 Record for Winnipeg Blue Bombers unavilable as season pending.
Regular Season 12 3 9 0 6 81 234 L5 1-5-0
    Home 6 1 5 0 2 47 99 L3 1-5-0
    Visitor 6 2 4 0 4 34 135 L3 2-4-0

Full 1948 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1948 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.625 1-5-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (6) 1.000
Saskatchewan Roughriders (6) 0.250

Coaches

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

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1948 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 4,800
  • Total: 31,000
  • High: 6,800
  • Avg: 5,166 (6 out of 6 games)
  • Diff from 1947 Avg: +166
  • Low: 4,000
  • Sellouts: 4
  • % of Capacity: 107.64
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,500

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Team Scoring

19481947 +/-
Average Combined Score 26.25 5.50 +
Average Winning Score 15.00 2.40 +
Average Losing Score 4.00 2.67 -
Average Home Score 7.83 3.42 -
Average Visitor Score 5.67 3.83 -
Average Margin of Victory 3.33 4.87 -
Average Margin of Loss 18.11 4.44 +

Stadium

  • 1948 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 7310 8513 459 282149 47 (7.8)34 (5.7)81 (6.8)
Opponent 14014 362561 134861 366298 135 (22.5)99 (16.5)234 (19.5)

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 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (2-5-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 2nd 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 3rd 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 4th 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1948 All-Star Selections

2 All-Division Selections
HB Don Hiney
G Harold “Bud” Irving (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
1 1
Sat. Aug. 21
SSK 17 @ WPG 6 L 4,200
2 3
Sat. Aug. 28
7:30 PM
WPG 14 @ SSK 13 W 5,000
4
Mon. Aug. 30
10:00 PM
WPG 0 @ CGY 30 L 5,000
3 5
Fri. Sept. 3
8:30 PM
CGY 10 @ WPG 5 L 5,000
4 7
Sat. Sept. 11
4:30 PM
WPG 16 @ SSK 13 W 5,000
8
Mon. Sept. 13
10:00 PM
WPG 0 @ CGY 18 L 7,200
5 9
Sat. Sept. 18
SSK 9 @ WPG 15 W 5,000
7 12
Mon. Oct. 4
9:00 PM
CGY 26 @ WPG 6 L 6,800
8 13
Sat. Oct. 9
10:00 PM
WPG 3 @ CGY 35 L
14
Mon. Oct. 11
4:30 PM
WPG 1 @ SSK 26 L 6,000
9 16
Mon. Oct. 18
9:00 PM
CGY 21 @ WPG 8 L 4,000
11 18
Sat. Oct. 30
SSK 16 @ WPG 7 L 6,000