Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Tue Jul 23 8:00 PM
WPG 29 @ OTT 31 L 5,442  
Ex
Thu Jul 25 8:00 PM
WPG 23 @ HAM 24 L 8,000  
Ex
Mon Jul 29 9:00 PM
TOR 26 @ WPG 12 L 14,742  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Aug 6 11:30 PM
WPG 27 @ CGY 36 L 18,800  
2
Mon Aug 12 9:00 PM
CGY 24 @ WPG 8 L 19,027  
3
Mon Aug 19 9:00 PM
SSK 1 @ WPG 16 W 16,672  
3
Fri Aug 23 11:30 PM
WPG 36 @ EDM 7 W 15,000  
4
Thu Aug 29 9:00 PM
BC 15 @ WPG 16 W 19,632  
5
Mon Sep 2 4:30 PM
WPG 9 @ SSK 15 L 16,200  
5
Fri Sep 6 8:00 PM
WPG 25 @ TOR 20 W 29,902  
5
Sun Sep 8 2:05 PM
WPG 1 @ MTL 30 L 24,592  
6
Sat Sep 14 9:00 PM
OTT 32 @ WPG 26 L 17,645  
8
Mon Sep 23 9:00 PM
EDM 15 @ WPG 24 W 13,083  
8
Sat Sep 28 11:30 PM
WPG 38 @ EDM 30 W 13,000  
9
Mon Sep 30 9:00 PM
SSK 12 @ WPG 10 L 18,216  
10
Mon Oct 7 9:00 PM
HAM 26 @ WPG 14 L 15,340  
11
Mon Oct 14 5:30 PM
WPG 8 @ CGY 14 L 22,000  
12
Sun Oct 27 3:30 PM
BC 20 @ WPG 34 W 16,973  
13
Sun Nov 3 5:30 PM
WPG 10 @ BC 28 L 32,646 CTV
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 16 7 9 0 14 302 325 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 148 145 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 154 180 L2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 6 0 12 236 217 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 66 108 L3 1-3-0

Full 1963 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (2-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (5-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 7 (5-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (5-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 4-2-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.500 0-2-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.750
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.688
Edmonton Elks (3) 0.125
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa RedBlacks (1) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214
19631962 +/-
Average Combined Score 39.19 -3.06
Average Winning Score 27.00 -1.55
Average Losing Score 12.56 -1.64
Average Home Score 18.50 -1.38
Average Visitor Score 19.25 -9.00
Average Margin of Victory 11.57 +0.21
Average Margin of Loss 11.56 +5.36
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Winnipeg 148 (18.5) 154 (19.3) 302 (18.9)
Opponent 180 (22.5) 145 (18.1) 325 (20.3)
1st Winnipeg 46 (5.8) 35 (4.4) 81 (5.1)
Opponent 34 (4.3) 44 (5.5) 78 (4.9)
2nd Winnipeg 18 (2.3) 42 (5.3) 60 (3.8)
Opponent 47 (5.9) 18 (2.3) 65 (4.1)
3rd Winnipeg 22 (2.8) 39 (4.9) 61 (3.8)
Opponent 20 (2.5) 53 (6.6) 73 (4.6)
4th Winnipeg 62 (7.8) 38 (4.8) 100 (6.3)
Opponent 79 (9.9) 30 (3.8) 109 (6.8)
Head Coach
1963 Player Awards and Nominations
1963 Most Outstanding
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1963 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
DHB Dick Thornton
2 All-Division Selections
E Farrell Funston
DHB Dick Thornton

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9)   Ian Monteith (FB) McGill
2–9 (18)   John Shanksi (HB) Manitoba
3–9 (27)   Ray Wickland (FB) British Columbia (UBC)
4–9 (36)   Ron Near (E) Toronto
5–9   Pass
6–9   Pass
7–9   Pass
8–9   Pass
9–9   Pass
10–9   Pass
11–9   Pass
12–9   Pass
13–9   Pass
14–9   Pass
15–9   Pass
16–9   Pass
17–9   Pass
18–9   Pass
19–9   Pass
20–9   Pass

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