The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 32 40 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 14 408 462 L7 0-6-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 231 213 L4 2-4-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 177 249 L3 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 221 225 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 187 237 L2 3-3-0

Full 1989 League Standings

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 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 8 (6-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (6-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (3-10-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (6-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Sun Jun 25 3:30 PM
WPG 7 vs SSK 37 L 1,500  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 29 7:30 PM
WPG 16 @ TOR 17 L 28,176  
B
Wed Jul 5 8:30 PM
HAM 23 @ WPG 16 L 23,325  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jul 14 8:30 PM
OTT 24 @ WPG 29 W 22,337 CFN
2
Thu Jul 20 7:30 PM
WPG 22 @ HAM 28 L 15,525 CBC
3
Tue Jul 25 7:30 PM
WPG 43 @ OTT 32 W 23,695 CFN
4
Wed Aug 2 8:30 PM
SSK 29 @ WPG 27 L 21,753 TSN
5
Thu Aug 10 7:30 PM
WPG 12 @ TOR 20 L 34,549 CFN
6
Wed Aug 16 8:30 PM
CGY 24 @ WPG 27 W 23,582 TSN
7
Tue Aug 22 9:30 PM
WPG 10 @ CGY 31 L 19,631 CFN
8
Tue Aug 29 8:30 PM
TOR 6 @ WPG 34 W 24,459 CFN
9
Sun Sep 3 3:00 PM
WPG 28 @ SSK 20 W 28,315 CBC
10
Sun Sep 10 2:30 PM
BC 34 @ WPG 53 W 26,689 TSN
11
Sat Sep 16 10:30 PM
WPG 24 @ BC 20 OT W 49,093 CBC
12
Fri Sep 22 8:30 PM
HAM 20 @ WPG 19 OT L 28,449 CFN
13
Sun Oct 1 2:30 PM
TOR 24 @ WPG 17 L 22,189 CFN
14
Mon Oct 9 3:00 PM
WPG 7 @ EDM 45 L 28,869 CBC
15
Sun Oct 15 1:30 PM
WPG 21 @ HAM 29 L 14,399 CFN
16
Sun Oct 22 2:30 PM
EDM 34 @ WPG 11 L 23,590 CFN
17
Sun Oct 29 2:30 PM
OTT 18 @ WPG 14 L 20,541 TSN
18
Sun Nov 5 1:30 PM
WPG 10 @ OTT 24 L 13,757 TSN
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 12 1:30 PM
WPG 30 @ TOR 7 W 22,785 CFN
P2
Sun Nov 19 1:30 PM
WPG 10 @ HAM 14 L 20,389 CBC

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.406 2-3-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.583 2-2-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.222
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.389
BC Lions (2) 0.389
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.889
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.500

Team Scoring

19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.33 +0.28
Average Winning Score 34.00 +4.89
Average Losing Score 15.45 -0.66
Average Home Score 25.67 +0.00
Average Visitor Score 19.67 +0.11
Average Margin of Victory 11.14 -1.30
Average Margin of Loss 12.00 -6.11

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 5268120 8737124 373471 553186 231 (25.7)177 (19.7)408 (22.7)
Opponent 7252124 5546101 5867125 2781108 249 (27.7)213 (23.7)462 (25.7)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Bob Baker – Quarterbacks
  • Don Lawrence – Offensive line
  • Bob Padilla – Linebackers
  • Gene Gaines – Defensive secondary
  • Ron Simonson – Defensive line

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Lee Saltz
  • 1 – Sean Salisbury
  • 1 – Tim Jessie

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Greg Battle
  • 1 – James West

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Quency Williams

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Player Awards and Nominations

1989 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Greg Battle (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Greg Battle (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Chris Walby (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Chris Walby (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Paul Randolph (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 All-Star Selections

No Winnipeg Blue Bombers Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1989.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1989 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8)   John O'Brien (LB) York
2–8 (16)   Moustafa Ali (CB) Carleton
3–8 (24)   Bertrand Joyal (TE) Bishop's
4–8 (32)   Matt Pearce (FB) British Columbia (UBC)
5–8 (40)   Jeff Croonen (LB) Western Ontario
6–8 (48)   Lance Scranton (OT) Dickinson State
7–8 (56)   Paul Hitchcock (SB) Acadia
8–8 (64)   Ron Bresch (OT) Manitoba

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