The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1969 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1969 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1969 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 2 1 3 68 89 L2 1-2-1
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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1969 Opponent Appearances

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 Eskimos (3) 0.313
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.813
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.214
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1969 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 21,652
  • Total: 146,021
  • High: 21,310
  • Avg: 18,252 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1968 Avg: +4,358
  • Low: 12,520
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 84.30
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,905

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Team Scoring

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 -

Stadium

  • 1969 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 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)

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 (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)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 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 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

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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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Tue. July 8
MTL 0 @ WPG 18 W 14,000
B 9
Mon. July 14
CGY 22 @ WPG 22 T 15,500
C 11
Thu. July 17
WPG 14 @ TOR 39 L 22,772
D 15
Mon. July 21
WPG 14 @ HAM 28 L 16,523
1 19
Tue. July 29
EDM 33 @ WPG 0 L 18,106
2 24
Mon. Aug. 4
WPG 14 @ EDM 13 W 14,000
3 30
Thu. Aug. 14
WPG 3 @ TOR 29 L 32,021
4 34
Wed. Aug. 20
CGY 17 @ WPG 10 L 19,950
5 39
Wed. Aug. 27
SSK 14 @ WPG 16 W 21,100
6 42
Mon. Sept. 1
WPG 24 @ MTL 24 T 15,259
7 44
Sat. Sept. 6
WPG 7 @ BC 11 L 25,051
8 49
Wed. Sept. 10
HAM 17 @ WPG 7 L 21,310
52
Sun. Sept. 14
WPG 16 @ EDM 30 L 13,600
9 58
Sun. Sept. 21
BC 17 @ WPG 19 W 18,361
10 62
Sun. Sept. 28
WPG 8 @ SSK 24 L 16,828
11 67
Sun. Oct. 5
SSK 22 @ WPG 10 L 19,334
12 70
Sun. Oct. 12
WPG 15 @ CGY 16 L 18,761
13 74
Wed. Oct. 15
OTT 38 @ WPG 31 L 12,520
14 81
Sun. Oct. 26
BC 22 @ WPG 3 L 15,340
15 83
Sat. Nov. 1
WPG 9 @ CGY 32 L 14,717