1953 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-8 16
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 4-3 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: George Trafton (8-8)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1953 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses for 16 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-3.
The Blue Bombers racked up 226 points, and the defense yielded 226. Jack Jacobs passed for 1,924 yards. Bud Grant caught 68 balls for 922 yards.
Lorne Benson rushed for a team-high 563 yards for Winnipeg.
Tom Casey seized 7 opponent throws.
George Trafton coached the team. The 1953 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Grey Cup.
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Regular Season Points For: 226
Regular Season Points Against: 226
|August 29, 1953||Edmonton Eskimos 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|August 31, 1953||Calgary Stampeders 10 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 4, 1953||Saskatchewan Roughriders 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13||W||3-0-0||0-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 7, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 23||L||3-0-0||0-1-0||3-1-0|
|September 12, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 at Calgary Stampeders 23||L||3-0-0||0-2-0||3-2-0|
|September 14, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 9||L||3-0-0||0-3-0||3-3-0|
|September 19, 1953||Calgary Stampeders 15 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16||W||4-0-0||0-3-0||4-3-0|
|September 26, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 21||L||4-0-0||0-4-0||4-4-0|
|September 28, 1953||Saskatchewan Roughriders 2 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19||W||5-0-0||0-4-0||5-4-0|
|October 3, 1953||Calgary Stampeders 17 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24||W||6-0-0||0-4-0||6-4-0|
|October 5, 1953||Edmonton Eskimos 16 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6||L||6-1-0||0-4-0||6-5-0|
|October 10, 1953||Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13||L||6-2-0||0-4-0||6-6-0|
|October 12, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 14||L||6-2-0||0-5-0||6-7-0|
|October 17, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 at Edmonton Eskimos 32||L||6-2-0||0-6-0||6-8-0|
|October 19, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 at Calgary Stampeders 6||W||6-2-0||1-6-0||7-8-0|
|October 24, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 17 at Edmonton Eskimos 8||W||6-2-0||2-6-0||8-8-0|
|October 28, 1953||Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Western Semi-Final Game 1|
|October 31, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 17 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 18||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||Western Semi-Final Game 2|
|November 7, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 25||L||1-0-0||0-2-0||1-2-0||Western Final Game 1|
|November 11, 1953||Edmonton Eskimos 17 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21||W||2-0-0||0-2-0||2-2-0||Western Final Game 2|
|November 14, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30 at Edmonton Eskimos 24||W||2-0-0||1-2-0||3-2-0||Western Final Game 3|
|November 21, 1953||Toronto Balmy Beach 4 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24||W||3-0-0||1-2-0||4-2-0||Grey Cup Semi-Final|
|November 28, 1953||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 12||L||3-0-0||1-3-0||4-3-0||Grey Cup #41 Toronto|