The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1964 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 33 60 W1 1-2-0
Regular Season 16 1 14 1 3 270 397 L13 0-6-0
    Home 8 1 6 1 3 120 154 L6 0-6-0
    Visitor 8 0 8 0 0 150 243 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 12 1 10 1 3 177 262 L9 0-6-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 0 4 0 0 93 135 L4 0-4-0

Full 1964 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.586 1-4-1 (6) 0-6-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 0-2-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.781
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.250
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.750
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.607
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.286

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • John Michels – Line
  • Joseph Zaleski – Backfield

1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 21,652
  • Total: 113,664
  • High: 17,704
  • Avg: 14,208 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1963 Avg: -2,865
  • Low: 11,231
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 65.62
  • Diff from League Avg: -6,331

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Team Scoring

19641963 +/-
Average Combined Score 41.69 2.50 +
Average Winning Score 37.00 10.00 +
Average Losing Score 15.93 3.37 +
Average Home Score 15.00 3.50 -
Average Visitor Score 18.75 0.50 -
Average Margin of Victory 30.00 18.43 +
Average Margin of Loss 11.21 0.34 -

Stadium

  • 1964 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 21,652
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1962 – 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 192645 243559 342660 4363106 120 (15.0)150 (18.8)270 (16.9)
Opponent 563692 306898 2589114 435093 243 (30.4)154 (19.3)397 (24.8)

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 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-4-1) 4 (0-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (1-5-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (0-8-1)
After 2nd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-5-1) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (0-11-1)
After 3rd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-4-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (0-12-1)
After 4th 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 14 (0-14-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 Player Awards and Nominations

1964 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Kenny Ploen (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bill Whisler (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Billy Cooper (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Jack Cowin (T) Western Ontario
2–3 (12) Brian Hamerton (FB) Saskatchewan
3–3 (21) Dick Wintermute (C) Alberta
4–3 (30) Mike Henderson (T) Manitoba
5–3 Pass
6–3 Pass
7–3 Pass
8–3 Pass
9–3 Pass
10–3 Pass

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1964 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
HB Leo Lewis, Jr.
T Frank Rigney
DE Bill Whisler

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 5
Mon. July 20
OTT 25 @ WPG 7 L 11,800
8
Wed. July 22
WPG 7 @ TOR 17 L 23,001
C 11
Tue. July 28
SSK 18 @ WPG 19 W 10,383
1 16
Tue. Aug. 4
BC 10 @ WPG 10 T 15,125
18
Fri. Aug. 7
WPG 29 @ SSK 37 L 16,387
2 22
Wed. Aug. 12
EDM 7 @ WPG 37 W 13,789
3 27
Tue. Aug. 18
WPG 20 @ OTT 46 L 17,768
30
Fri. Aug. 21
WPG 29 @ HAM 32 L 19,485
4 34
Sun. Aug. 30
WPG 4 @ BC 21 L 33,607
5 36
Thu. Sept. 3
CGY 13 @ WPG 10 L 15,231
6 38
Mon. Sept. 7
WPG 8 @ CGY 25 L 18,075
7 44
Sat. Sept. 12
SSK 30 @ WPG 2 L 17,704
8 49
Sat. Sept. 19
WPG 30 @ SSK 31 L 16,707
9 55
Sun. Sept. 27
TOR 36 @ WPG 24 L 14,342
10 60
Sun. Oct. 4
CGY 24 @ WPG 16 L 11,360
11 62
Tue. Oct. 6
WPG 22 @ EDM 25 L 12,403
12 68
Mon. Oct. 12
MTL 21 @ WPG 20 L 11,231
14 73
Mon. Oct. 19
EDM 13 @ WPG 1 L 14,882
15 81
Sun. Nov. 1
WPG 8 @ BC 26 L 29,614