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Encyclopedia > 1959 CFL season

The 1959 CFL season was the sixth season in modern Canadian professional football, although officially it was the second season of the Canadian Football League. The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...

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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 12 4 0 418 272 24
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 6 0 370 221 20
British Columbia Lions 16 9 7 0 306 301 18
Calgary Stampeders 16 8 8 0 356 301 16
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 1 15 0 212 567 2
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 4 0 298 162 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 8 6 0 275 217 16
Montreal Alouettes 14 6 8 0 193 305 12
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 192 274 8
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Winnipeg and Hamilton both have first round byes.


The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... This article is for the CFL football team. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... 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. ... The Toronto Argonauts are a Canadian Football League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...


Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1959


SEMI-FINALS

Western Semi-Finals - Game 1
Edmonton Eskimos @ British Columbia Lions
Date Away Home
November 4? Edmonton Eskimos 20 British Columbia Lions 8
Western Semi-Finals - Game 2
British Columbia Lions @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 7? British Columbia Lions 7 Edmonton Eskimos 41
  • Edmonton won the total-point series by 61-15. The Eskimos will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Finals.
Eastern Semi-Finals
Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 7 Montreal Alouettes 0 Ottawa Rough Riders 43
  • 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 British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... The British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... 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. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... 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. ...

FINALS

Western Finals - Game 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19 Edmonton Eskimos 11
Western Finals - Game 2
Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 14 Edmonton Eskimos 8 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16
  • Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2-0. The Blue Bombers will advance to the Grey Cup game.
Eastern Finals - Game 1
Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 14 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5 Ottawa Rough Riders 17
Eastern Finals - Game 2
Ottawa Rough Riders @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date Away Home
November 21 Ottawa Rough Riders 7 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21
  • Hamilton won the total-point series by 26-24. The Tiger-Cats will advance to the Grey Cup game.


The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is 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 is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... 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. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th 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. ...


Grey Cup Championship

November 28

47th Annual Grey Cup Game: Exhibition Stadium - Toronto, Ontario November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Exhibition Stadium was a stadium that formerly stood at the Canadian National Exhibition grounds in Toronto, Ontario. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ...

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are the 1959 Grey Cup Champions

  • Note: Western Semi-Final dates are not confirmed, however since [1] the regular season ended October 26 in the West, and October 31 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.


CFL West Division Logo The West Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League. ... CFL East Division Logo The East Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Grey Cups Most Valuable Player award is awarded annually to the player deemed to have the best performance in the Grey Cup Game, the Canadian Football Leagues equivalent to the Superbowl. ...


1959 CFL Awards

Preceded by:
1958 CFL season
CFL seasons Succeeded by:
1960 CFL season
Canadian Football League
East Division: Hamilton | Montreal | Toronto | Winnipeg
West Division: British Columbia | Calgary | Edmonton | Saskatchewan
Suspended for 2006 season: Ottawa
Trophies and awards: Grey Cup | Dixon | Taylor | Nicklin | Evanshen | Martin | Hayman | Fieldgate | McCaffrey | Parker | Gibson | DeMarco-Becket | Dandurand | Dryburgh | James | Stukus | Pate | Agro | Rogers | Outstanding Player | Outstanding Canadian

 
 

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