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1953 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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