The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1975 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 92 72 L3 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 6 8 2 14 340 383 L2 1-3-2
    Home 8 4 3 1 9 146 159 T1 2-3-1
    Visitor 8 2 5 1 5 194 224 L2 1-4-1
   Divisional opponent 12 4 8 0 8 234 284 L6 0-6-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 0 2 6 106 99 T1 2-0-2

Full 1975 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.539 3-3-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 1-0-1 (2) 1-0-1 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.656
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.563
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.656
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.344

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Fred Hightower – Receivers, Quarterbacks, Offensive backfield
  • Joe Faragalli – Offensive line
  • George Dyer – Linebackers, Defensive line

1975 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 25,210
  • Total: 192,046
  • High: 25,210
  • Avg: 24,005 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1974 Avg: +1,513
  • Low: 21,397
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 95.22
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,327

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Team Scoring

19751974 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.19 7.19 +
Average Winning Score 22.83 1.08 +
Average Losing Score 19.63 9.13 +
Average Home Score 18.25 2.63 -
Average Visitor Score 24.25 12.88 +
Average Margin of Victory 3.67 1.71 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.13 8.75 -

Stadium

  • 1975 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 25,210
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1972 – 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 85058 6239101 465096 305585 146 (18.3)194 (24.3)340 (21.3)
Opponent 473986 316394 365692 4566111 224 (28.0)159 (19.9)383 (23.9)

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

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 Player Awards and Nominations

1975 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Steve Beaird (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Brian Herosian (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Bill Frank, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bob Swift (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Steve Beaird (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [CGY] Steve Scully (OT) Syracuse
1–4 (4) [BC] Don Bowman (DB) Western Ontario
1–8 (8) [EDM] Bernie Ruoff (K) Syracuse
3–3 (21) Mike Munzar (QB) Bishop's
3–9 (27) [MTL] Alex Morris (DB) Queen's
4–3 (30) Kevin Spink (C) Western Ontario
5–3 (39) Jim Peters (DE) Guelph
6–3 (47) Wayne Wagner (FB) Manitoba
7–3 (55) Dave Pearson (DB) Manitoba
8–3 (63) Peter Sabistan (DE) Queen's

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1975 All-Star Selections

2 All-Division Selections
MLB Harry Walters
DB Brian Herosian

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. July 1
SSK 8 @ WPG 41 W 18,105
B 7
Sat. July 5
WPG 14 @ TOR 15 L 34,103
C 11
Wed. July 9
CGY 19 @ WPG 18 L 17,500
D 18
Thu. July 17
WPG 19 @ BC 30 L 14,092
1 22
Thu. July 24
9:00 PM
BC 9 @ WPG 17 W 22,167 CBCW
2 23
Tue. July 29
10:00 PM
WPG 22 @ EDM 28 L 23,926
3 31
Wed. Aug. 6
9:00 PM
EDM 16 @ WPG 17 W 25,026 CTVW
4 33
Tue. Aug. 12
10:00 PM
WPG 18 @ CGY 15 W 27,186 CBCW
5 37
Mon. Aug. 18
9:00 PM
SSK 20 @ WPG 13 L 25,210 CBC
6 42
Tue. Aug. 26
CGY 22 @ WPG 25 W 25,210
7 47
Mon. Sept. 1
4:30 PM
WPG 23 @ SSK 27 L 21,915 CBC
8 49
Thu. Sept. 4
WPG 17 @ BC 29 L 17,073
9 53
Tue. Sept. 9
BC 15 @ WPG 1 L 24,105
11 64
Wed. Sept. 24
9:00 PM
HAM 32 @ WPG 34 W 21,397 CTV
12 69
Thu. Oct. 2
WPG 21 @ TOR 21 T 35,510
72
Sun. Oct. 5
1:30 PM
WPG 26 @ MTL 21 W 25,145 CTV
13 75
Sun. Oct. 12
3:30 PM
SSK 20 @ WPG 14 L 25,210
14 82
Sun. Oct. 19
OTT 25 @ WPG 25 T 23,721
16 85
Sun. Oct. 26
WPG 41 @ EDM 48 L 25,367
17 89
Sun. Nov. 2
4:30 PM
WPG 26 @ CGY 35 L 21,106 CTVW
P1 91
Sat. Nov. 8
3:00 PM
WPG 24 @ SSK 42 L 20,357 CTVW