1961 BC Lions Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 1-13-2 4
Finishing 5th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Dave Skrien (1-7-1)
Coach: Wayne Robinson (0-6-1)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1961 BC Lions Roster
The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 1 wins and 13 losses and 2 ties for 4 points, finishing fifth in the CFL's Western Conference.
BC chalked up 215 points, while the shaky defensive squad surrendered 393, most in the circuit. Nub Beamer carried the ball for a team-leading 878 yards for the Lions.
Joe Kapp tossed for 1,580 yards. Dick Johnson grabbed 33 passes, while Willie Fleming added 680 receiving yards. Pat Claridge was targeted regularly, too.
Norm Fieldgate intercepted 5 opponent throws.
Dave Skrien and Wayne Robinson coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 215
Regular Season Points Against: 393
|August 7, 1961||Edmonton Eskimos 29 at BC Lions 19||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|August 12, 1961||BC Lions 7 at Ottawa Rough Riders 41||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0|
|August 15, 1961||BC Lions 21 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30||L||0-1-0||0-2-0||0-3-0|
|August 21, 1961||Montreal Alouettes 7 at BC Lions 7||T||0-1-1||0-2-0||0-3-1|
|August 24, 1961||BC Lions 6 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 25||L||0-1-1||0-3-0||0-4-1|
|August 28, 1961||BC Lions 20 at Edmonton Eskimos 21||L||0-1-1||0-4-0||0-5-1|
|September 9, 1961||Calgary Stampeders 35 at BC Lions 17||L||0-2-1||0-4-0||0-6-1|
|September 14, 1961||BC Lions 15 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36||L||0-2-1||0-5-0||0-7-1|
|September 18, 1961||Toronto Argonauts 15 at BC Lions 7||L||0-3-1||0-5-0||0-8-1|
|September 23, 1961||BC Lions 9 at Calgary Stampeders 28||L||0-3-1||0-6-0||0-9-1|
|September 30, 1961||Edmonton Eskimos 9 at BC Lions 21||W||1-3-1||0-6-0||1-9-1|
|October 7, 1961||BC Lions 20 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24||L||1-3-1||0-7-0||1-10-1|
|October 9, 1961||BC Lions 7 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 17||L||1-3-1||0-8-0||1-11-1|
|October 16, 1961||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 at BC Lions 15||L||1-4-1||0-8-0||1-12-1|
|October 28, 1961||Saskatchewan Roughriders 17 at BC Lions 17||T||1-4-2||0-8-0||1-12-2|
|November 5, 1961||Calgary Stampeders 43 at BC Lions 7||L||1-5-2||0-8-0||1-13-2|