The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1953 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1953 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1953 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 42 11 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 226 226 W2 2-4-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 114 90 L2 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 112 136 W2 2-4-0

Full 1953 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1953 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.502 6-2-0 (8) 2-6-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Calgary Stampeders (5) 0.219
Edmonton Eskimos (5) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (6) 0.531

Coaches

Head Coach

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1953 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 17,995
  • Total: 130,666
  • High: 17,014
  • Avg: 16,333 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1952 Avg: +6,561
  • Low: 16,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 90.77
  • Diff from League Avg: +14,413

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Team Scoring

19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 28.25 9.56 -
Average Winning Score 16.25 13.00 -
Average Losing Score 12.00 2.33 +
Average Home Score 14.25 10.75 -
Average Visitor Score 14.00 10.25 -
Average Margin of Victory 7.50 8.75 -
Average Margin of Loss 7.50 3.50 +

Stadium

  • 1953 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 19,660
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1955 – Expansion

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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 302454 183250 332760 332962 114 (14.3)112 (14.0)226 (14.1)
Opponent 302959 72128 334073 204666 136 (17.0)90 (11.3)226 (14.1)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1953 All-Star Selections

6 All-Division Selections
FW Robert “Bud” Korchak
E Harold “Bud” Grant
DT Dick Huffman
DG Dean “Dino” Bandiera
DHB Neill Armstrong
DHB Tom Casey

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sat. Aug. 15
OTT 11 @ WPG 18 W 15,600
B 4
Mon. Aug. 17
TOR 0 @ WPG 24 W 15,808
1 6
Sat. Aug. 29
EDM 6 @ WPG 7 W 16,108
8
Mon. Aug. 31
CGY 10 @ WPG 16 W 16,108
2 9
Fri. Sept. 4
SSK 6 @ WPG 13 W 16,000
12
Mon. Sept. 7
WPG 19 @ SSK 23 L 14,904
3 13
Sat. Sept. 12
WPG 14 @ CGY 23 L 12,000
16
Mon. Sept. 14
WPG 7 @ EDM 9 L 16,000
4 18
Sat. Sept. 19
CGY 15 @ WPG 16 W 16,578
5 20
Sat. Sept. 26
WPG 15 @ SSK 21 L 12,446
22
Mon. Sept. 28
SSK 2 @ WPG 19 W 16,400
6 24
Sat. Oct. 3
CGY 17 @ WPG 24 W 16,458
26
Mon. Oct. 5
EDM 16 @ WPG 6 L 17,014
7 28
Sat. Oct. 10
SSK 18 @ WPG 13 L 16,000
30
Mon. Oct. 12
WPG 13 @ SSK 14 L 15,565
8 32
Sat. Oct. 17
WPG 9 @ EDM 32 L
33
Mon. Oct. 19
WPG 18 @ CGY 6 W 10,000
9 36
Sat. Oct. 24
WPG 17 @ EDM 8 W 15,000
P1 37
Wed. Oct. 28
SSK 5 @ WPG 43 W 16,827
38
Sat. Oct. 31
WPG 17 @ SSK 18 L 14,000
P2 39
Sat. Nov. 7
WPG 7 @ EDM 25 L 15,500
40
Wed. Nov. 11
EDM 17 @ WPG 21 W 17,434
41
Sat. Nov. 14
WPG 30 @ EDM 24 W 16,000
P3 42
Sat. Nov. 21
TBB 4 @ WPG 24 W 16,000
GC 79
Sat. Nov. 28
1:00 PM
WPG 6 vs HAM 12 L 27,313 CBCE