1959 BC Lions Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 0-2 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Wayne Robinson (9-7)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1959 BC Lions Roster
The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.
The Lions racked up 306 points, and the defense allowed 301. Don Vicic carried the ball for a team-leading 802 yards for BC, while Willie Fleming and Ed Vereb additionally buoyed the ground attack.
Randy Duncan threw for 2,746 yards. Jerry Janes grabbed 41 passes for 936 yards. Bruce Claridge and Ed Vereb contributed to the receiving game also.
Bill Jessup picked off 5 opponent throws.
Wayne Robinson coached the team. The 1959 BC Lions lost in the Semifinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 306
Regular Season Points Against: 301
|August 13, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42 at BC Lions 20||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|August 17, 1959||BC Lions 12 at Edmonton Eskimos 0||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|August 20, 1959||Saskatchewan Roughriders 21 at BC Lions 36||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|August 24, 1959||BC Lions 17 at Calgary Stampeders 29||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|August 31, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 7 at BC Lions 8||W||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|September 3, 1959||BC Lions 23 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|September 7, 1959||BC Lions 35 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 17||W||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|September 14, 1959||Calgary Stampeders 8 at BC Lions 14||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|September 19, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 at BC Lions 17||W||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0|
|September 21, 1959||BC Lions 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 29||L||4-1-0||2-3-0||6-4-0|
|September 26, 1959||BC Lions 28 at Calgary Stampeders 10||W||4-1-0||3-3-0||7-4-0|
|October 5, 1959||Saskatchewan Roughriders 15 at BC Lions 14||L||4-2-0||3-3-0||7-5-0|
|October 10, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 38 at BC Lions 14||L||4-3-0||3-3-0||7-6-0|
|October 17, 1959||BC Lions 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31||L||4-3-0||3-4-0||7-7-0|
|October 19, 1959||BC Lions 45 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 6||W||4-3-0||4-4-0||8-7-0|
|October 24, 1959||Calgary Stampeders 8 at BC Lions 10||W||5-3-0||4-4-0||9-7-0|
|October 31, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 20 at BC Lions 8||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||Western Semi-Final Game 1|
|November 4, 1959||BC Lions 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 41||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0||Western Semi-Final Game 2|