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Encyclopedia > 1958 CFL season

The 1958 CFL season was the fifth season in modern Canadian professional football, although officially it would become known as the inaugural season of the Canadian Football League (see below). Lions Stampeders Eskimos Roughriders Blue Bombers Tiger-Cats Argonauts Alouettes The Canadian Football League (CFL) (Ligue canadienne de football (LCF) in French), is a professional sports league located in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...

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CFL News in 1958

The Canadian Football Council (CFC) withdrew from the Canadian Rugby Union (CRU) to become a separate entity. As a separate entity, the CFC decided to rename its league the Canadian Football League (CFL) on Sunday, January 19th at the Royal Alexandra Hotel in Winnipeg. Football Canada is the governing body for amateur Canadian football. ... Lions Stampeders Eskimos Roughriders Blue Bombers Tiger-Cats Argonauts Alouettes The Canadian Football League (CFL) (Ligue canadienne de football (LCF) in French), is a professional sports league located in Canada that plays Canadian football. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ...


Although he was already the Commissioner of the then CFC, Winnipeg's G. Sydney Halter, QC was reappointed as the first-ever CFL Commissioner. The CFL officially opened its operations on Thursday, August 14th, as 18,206 spectators watched the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat the Edmonton Eskimos, 29-21 in pre-season action at Winnipeg. However, the first-ever regular season game was played in the United States at Philadelphia's Franklin Field on August 23rd as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Ottawa Rough Riders by a score of 13-7. Gerald Sydney Halter (April 18, 1904 – October 24, 1990) was a Canadian lawyer and the first commissioner of the Canadian Football League. ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love endure Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country Commonwealth County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City 369. ... Franklin Field is the University of Pennsylvanias stadium for football, field hockey, lacrosse, sprint football, and track and field (and formerly for soccer). ... is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ...


Regular season

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 13 3 0 361 182 26
Edmonton Eskimos 16 9 6 1 312 292 19
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 7 7 2 320 324 16
Calgary Stampeders 16 6 9 1 314 312 13
British Columbia Lions 16 3 13 0 202 399 6
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 3 1 291 235 21
Montreal Alouettes 14 7 6 1 265 269 15
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 6 8 0 233 243 12
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 266 308 8
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Winnipeg and Hamilton both have first round byes.


The West Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1910. ... The Calgary Stampeders are a Canadian Football League team based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The British Columbia Lions (commonly known and identified as the BC Lions) are a Canadian Football League (CFL) team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Canadian Football Leagues East Division has 4 teams. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Toronto Argonauts are a Canadian Football League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1958


SEMI-FINALS

Western Semi-Finals - Game 1
Edmonton Eskimos @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date Away Home
November 8? Edmonton Eskimos 27 Saskatchewan Roughriders 11
Western Semi-Finals - Game 2
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 10? Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 Edmonton Eskimos 31
  • Edmonton won the total-point series by 58-12. The Eskimos will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Finals.
Eastern Semi-Finals
Ottawa Rough Riders @ Montreal Alouettes
Date Away Home
November 12 Ottawa Rough Riders 26 Montreal Alouettes 12
  • The Rough Riders will play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Eastern Finals.

The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1910. ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1910. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1910. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1910. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ...

FINALS

Western Finals - Game 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 15 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30 Edmonton Eskimos 7
Western Finals - Game 2
Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 19 Edmonton Eskimos 30 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7
Western Finals - Game 3
Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 22 Edmonton Eskimos 7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 23
  • Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2-1. The Blue Bombers will advance to the Grey Cup game.
Eastern Finals - Game 1
Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 20? Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35 Ottawa Rough Riders 7
Eastern Finals - Game 2
Ottawa Rough Riders @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date Away Home
November 23? Ottawa Rough Riders 7 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19
  • Hamilton won the total-point series by 54-14. The Tiger-Cats will advance to the Grey Cup game.


The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 is a merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ...

Grey Cup Championship

November 29

46th Annual Grey Cup Game: Empire Stadium - Vancouver, British Columbia is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 46th Grey Cup was the championship game of the 1958 season of the Canadian Football League. ... Empire Stadium was a multipurpose stadium that formerly stood at the Pacific National Exhibition site at Hastings Park in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ...

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 35 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are the 1958 Grey Cup Champions
  • Note: Western Semi-Final dates are not confirmed, however since [1] the regular season ended November 1 in the West, and November 8 in the East, and [2] all other playoff dates, as well as the Grey Cup date are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above dates are accurate.

1958 CFL Awards

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1957 in Canadian football
CFL seasons Succeeded by
1959 CFL season

 
 

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