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1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 13-3 26
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Bud Grant (13-3)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 13 wins and 3 losses for 26 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

Offensively, the Blue Bombers led the league with 360 points. On the other side of the ball, the stingy defense allowed 251 points. Leo Lewis rushed for a team-high 1,036 yards.

Hal Ledyard threw for 1,398 yards. Farrell Funston led pass catchers, catching 47 balls for 892 yards. Ernie Pitts provided receiving help, too.

Norm Rauhaus picked off 3 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.

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Regular Season Points For: 360
Regular Season Points Against: 251

Date Game Res Home Road Record
August 7, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 at Calgary Stampeders 17 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
August 11, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21 at Montreal Alouettes 15 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
August 14, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 at Toronto Argonauts 13 W 0-0-0 3-0-0 3-0-0
August 17, 1961 Ottawa Rough Riders 19 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0
August 24, 1961 Edmonton Eskimos 35 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20 L 1-1-0 3-0-0 4-1-0
August 31, 1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 L 1-2-0 3-0-0 4-2-0
September 4, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 17 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 11 W 1-2-0 4-0-0 5-2-0
September 14, 1961 BC Lions 15 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36 W 2-2-0 4-0-0 6-2-0
September 23, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33 at Edmonton Eskimos 10 W 2-2-0 5-0-0 7-2-0
September 30, 1961 Saskatchewan Roughriders 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29 W 3-2-0 5-0-0 8-2-0
October 7, 1961 BC Lions 20 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24 W 4-2-0 5-0-0 9-2-0
October 14, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 25 at Calgary Stampeders 6 W 4-2-0 6-0-0 10-2-0
October 16, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 at BC Lions 15 W 4-2-0 7-0-0 11-2-0
October 23, 1961 Calgary Stampeders 7 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42 W 5-2-0 7-0-0 12-2-0
October 30, 1961 Saskatchewan Roughriders 19 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13 L 5-3-0 7-0-0 12-3-0
November 4, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 at Edmonton Eskimos 13 W 5-3-0 8-0-0 13-3-0
November 18, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 at Calgary Stampeders 1 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 Western Final Game 1
November 22, 1961 Calgary Stampeders 14 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 Western Final Game 2
December 2, 1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 21 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0 OT Grey Cup #49 Toronto


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