The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1958 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 22 62 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 16 13 3 0 26 361 182 W3 5-1-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 232 85 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 129 97 W5 5-1-0

Full 1958 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.422 7-1-0 (8) 6-2-0 (8)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
BC Lions (4) 0.188
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.406
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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1958 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 19,660
  • Total: 138,098
  • High: 20,059
  • Avg: 17,262 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1957 Avg: +17,262
  • Low: 14,484
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 87.80
  • Diff from League Avg: +13,012

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Team Scoring

19581957 +/-
Average Combined Score 33.94 10.19 -
Average Winning Score 25.92 4.74 -
Average Losing Score 8.00 1.50 -
Average Home Score 29.00 4.00 +
Average Visitor Score 16.13 9.63 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.15 0.93 -
Average Margin of Loss 6.00 15.75 -

Stadium

  • 1958 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 384280 8927116 444387 611778 232 (29.0)129 (16.1)361 (22.6)
Opponent 242246 293059 12930 311647 97 (12.1)85 (10.6)182 (11.4)

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 5 (5-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 9 (8-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (3-0-0)
After 2nd 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (9-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (2-1-0)
After 3rd 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 12 (11-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 13 (13-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 Player Awards and Nominations

1958 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Leo Lewis, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Steve Patrick (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Gordie Rowland (Division Finalist)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) John Saundzelius (HB) McGill
2–7 (16) Tom White (T) Western Ontario
3–7 Pass
4–7 Pass
5–7 Pass

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1958 All-Star Selections

7 All-Division Selections
Coach Harold “Bud” Grant
HB Leo Lewis, Jr.
DT Robert “Buddy” Tinsley, Jr.
DE Herb Gray
MG Steve Patrick
SEC Gordie Rowland
SEC Dave Burkholder

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 1
Tue. July 29
WPG 7 @ MTL 40 L 21,347
2
Thu. July 31
WPG 15 @ TOR 22 L 12,584
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
1 6
Thu. Aug. 14
EDM 21 @ WPG 29 W 18,166
2 10
Thu. Aug. 21
WPG 13 @ SSK 21 L 13,233
13
Mon. Aug. 25
WPG 15 @ EDM 8 W 17,000
3 14
Thu. Aug. 28
BC 1 @ WPG 31 W 16,611
15
Mon. Sept. 1
WPG 3 @ CGY 11 L 17,750
4 18
Sat. Sept. 6
SSK 6 @ WPG 27 W 18,336
5 20
Sat. Sept. 13
WPG 20 @ CGY 7 W 15,700
22
Mon. Sept. 15
WPG 19 @ BC 8 W 20,000
6 25
Sat. Sept. 20
CGY 9 @ WPG 36 W 20,059
7 29
Mon. Sept. 29
EDM 13 @ WPG 43 W 18,559
8 31
Sat. Oct. 4
WPG 21 @ EDM 15 W 20,000
33
Mon. Oct. 6
WPG 14 @ SSK 13 W 11,581
9 35
Sat. Oct. 11
BC 10 @ WPG 8 L 14,484
10 40
Mon. Oct. 20
SSK 15 @ WPG 21 W 16,319
11 43
Mon. Oct. 27
CGY 10 @ WPG 37 W 15,564
12 44
Sat. Nov. 1
WPG 24 @ BC 14 W 18,918
P2 48
Sat. Nov. 15
WPG 30 @ EDM 7 W 17,000
49
Wed. Nov. 19
EDM 30 @ WPG 7 L 16,880
50
Sat. Nov. 22
EDM 7 @ WPG 23 W 15,671
Canadian Football League
GC 92
Sat. Nov. 29
4:00 PM
WPG 35 vs HAM 28 W 36,567 R/C, CBC