Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Tue Jul 8
MTL @ WPG 18 W 14,000  
Ex
Mon Jul 14
CGY 22 @ WPG 22 T 15,500  
Ex
Thu Jul 17 8:15 PM
WPG 14 @ TOR 39 L 22,772  
Ex
Mon Jul 21
WPG 14 @ HAM 28 L 16,523  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 29
EDM 33 @ WPG L 18,106  
2
Mon Aug 4 11:00 PM
WPG 14 @ EDM 13 W 14,000  
3
Thu Aug 14
WPG 3 @ TOR 29 L 32,021  
4
Wed Aug 20
CGY 17 @ WPG 10 L 19,950  
5
Wed Aug 27
SSK 14 @ WPG 16 W 21,100  
6
Mon Sep 1 8:00 PM
WPG 24 @ MTL 24 T 15,259  
7
Sat Sep 6
WPG 7 @ BC 11 L 25,051  
8
Wed Sep 10
HAM 17 @ WPG 7 L 21,310  
8
Sun Sep 14
WPG 16 @ EDM 30 L 13,600  
9
Sun Sep 21 3:30 PM
BC 17 @ WPG 19 W 18,361 CTV
10
Sun Sep 28
WPG 8 @ SSK 24 L 16,828  
11
Sun Oct 5
SSK 22 @ WPG 10 L 19,334  
12
Sun Oct 12 5:00 PM
WPG 15 @ CGY 16 L 18,761  
13
Wed Oct 15
OTT 38 @ WPG 31 L 12,520  
14
Sun Oct 26
BC 22 @ WPG 3 L 15,340  
15
Sat Nov 1 10:00 PM
WPG 9 @ CGY 32 L 14,717  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 16 3 12 1 7 192 359 L6 0-6-0
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 96 180 L3 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 1 6 1 3 96 179 L5 0-5-1
   Divisional opponent 12 3 9 0 6 127 251 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 0 3 1 1 65 108 L2 0-3-1

Full 1969 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 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (0-5-1) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 11 (1-9-1)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-4-1) 6 (2-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (1-8-1)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-9-1)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 12 (0-12-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.500 2-4-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.580 0-2-0 (2) 0-1-1 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Edmonton Elks (3) 0.313
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.813
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.214
Ottawa RedBlacks (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714
19691968 +/-
Average Combined Score 34.44 -2.06
Average Winning Score 16.33 -7.00
Average Losing Score 9.92 -0.85
Average Home Score 12.00 -1.50
Average Visitor Score 12.00 -0.75
Average Margin of Victory 1.67 -6.00
Average Margin of Loss 14.33 -0.05
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 15318 293261 134861 391352 96 (12.0)96 (12.0)192 (12.0)
Opponent 225274 455297 582381 5552107 179 (22.4)180 (22.5)359 (22.4)
Head Coaches
1969 Player Awards and Nominations
1969 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Phil Minnick (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Phil Minnick (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ken Nielsen (Team Nominee)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1969 All-Star Selections
2 All-Canadian Selections
FL Ken Nielsen
OLB Phil Minnick
2 All-Division Selections
FL Ken Nielsen (Tie)
DE Bill Whisler

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1969 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1)   Doug Strong (HB) Waterloo Lutheran
1–2 (2) [MTL] Rob McLaren (LB) Simon Fraser
2–1 (10)   Gary Robinson (HB) Simon Fraser
3–1 (18)   Jim Jardine (LB) Simon Fraser
4–1 (27)   Terry McGovern (C) Ottawa
5–1 (36)   Jim Walker (FL) Saskatchewan
6–1 (43)   Ian McKie (LB) Carleton
7–1 (50)   Terry Donnelly (QB) St. Francis Xavier
8–1 (56)   Bryce Bell (T) St. Francis Xavier

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