1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-4 24
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 3-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Bud Grant (12-4)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses for 24 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.
Offensively, Winnipeg paced the circuit with 418 points. At the same time, the defense allowed 272 points. Charlie Shepard rushed for a team-high 1,076 yards for the Blue Bombers.
Jim Van Pelt threw for 2,706 yards. Ernie Pitts caught 68 balls for 1,126 yards.
Kenny Ploen picked off 10 opponent throws.
Bud Grant coached the team. The 1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.
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Regular Season Points For: 418
Regular Season Points Against: 272
|August 13, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42 at BC Lions 20||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|August 17, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22 at Calgary Stampeders 21||W||0-0-0||2-0-0||2-0-0|
|August 20, 1959||Calgary Stampeders 23 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21||L||0-1-0||2-0-0||2-1-0|
|August 27, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 16 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1||L||0-2-0||2-0-0||2-2-0|
|August 29, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 61 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 8||W||0-2-0||3-0-0||3-2-0|
|September 3, 1959||BC Lions 23 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34||W||1-2-0||3-0-0||4-2-0|
|September 5, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 at Edmonton Eskimos 8||W||1-2-0||4-0-0||5-2-0|
|September 12, 1959||Saskatchewan Roughriders 14 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 41||W||2-2-0||4-0-0||6-2-0|
|September 19, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 at BC Lions 17||L||2-2-0||4-1-0||6-3-0|
|September 21, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15 at Calgary Stampeders 10||W||2-2-0||5-1-0||7-3-0|
|September 28, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 10 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13||W||3-2-0||5-1-0||8-3-0|
|October 5, 1959||Calgary Stampeders 24 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38||W||4-2-0||5-1-0||9-3-0|
|October 12, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 14||W||4-2-0||6-1-0||10-3-0|
|October 17, 1959||BC Lions 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31||W||5-2-0||6-1-0||11-3-0|
|October 19, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20 at Edmonton Eskimos 21||L||5-2-0||6-2-0||11-4-0|
|October 26, 1959||Saskatchewan Roughriders 37 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30||L||5-3-0||6-2-0||11-5-0|
|November 11, 1959||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19 at Edmonton Eskimos 11||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||Western Final Game 1|
|November 14, 1959||Edmonton Eskimos 8 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||Western Final Game 2|
|November 28, 1959||Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0||Grey Cup #47 Toronto|