1959 BC Lions Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 0-2 Lone Star Division
Coach: Wayne Robinson (9-7)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1959 BC Lions Statistics
1959 BC Lions Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Lions racked up 306 points, and the defense allowed 301. Don Vicic carried the ball for a team-leading 802 yards for BC, while Ed Vereb and Willie Fleming additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Randy Duncan threw for 2,746 yards. Jerry Janes grabbed 41 passes for 936 yards. Ed Vereb and Bruce Claridge contributed to the receiving game also.

Bill Jessup picked off 5 opponent throws.

Wayne Robinson coached the team. The 1959 BC Lions Lone Star Division.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
88Byron BaileyFBOctober 12, 19305'10"192Washington St.Omaha, NE USA7
Nub BeamerFBFebruary 14, 19365'11"210Oregon State0
55Bob BradyG6'0"220UBCSault Ste. Marie, ON 13
18/85Bill BrittonFBDecember 15, 19345'11"200Western OntarioKirkland Lake, ON 16
Mike CacicG/T,T,,DTJanuary 4, 19376'4"260Vcr. CYO Red Raiders Jr.Vancouver, BC 0
71Paul CameronE/DBOctober 4, 19326'0"185UCLABurbank, CA USA1
57Dick ChrobakG/T5'11"215Vancouver Blue Bombers Jr.Winnipeg, MB 1
76Bruce ClaridgeE6'3"210Washington14
Mike DaviesQBFebruary 28, 19376'1"180Toronto Parkdale Jr.Toronto, ON 0
67Charley DiamondTJuly 19, 19366'2"262Miami (FL)Miami, FL USA2
Al DorowQBNovember 15, 19296'0"193Michigan St.Imlay City, MI USA0
28/86Chuck DubuqueHB5'11"180Vancouver Cubs Jr.Edmonton, AB 3
11Randy DuncanQBMarch 15, 19376'0"185IowaOsage, IA USA1616
75Norm FieldgateE/LBJanuary 12, 19326'2"205UBCRegina, SK 16
24/91Willie FlemingHBFebruary 2, 19395'9"183IowaAtlanta, GA 160
41Jim FureyC/LBSeptember 22, 19326'0"228Kansas St.Newark, NJ USA3
51Chuck GavinGDecember 26, 19336'1"250Tennessee St.Lake, MS USA11
27/84Mel GillettLBJanuary 24, 19356'1"195Lewis & ClarkVernon, BC 2
65Urban HenryTJune 7, 19356'4"265Georgia TechBerwick, LA USA16
54Tom HintonG/T6'0"225Louisiana TechRuston, LA 16
21/80Sonny HomerHBJuly 8, 19366'0"185Grays Harbor J.C.Trail, BC 12
67Charley HortonTNovember 30, 19366'2"232BaylorWaco, TX 1
Ted HuntHB/K5'10"175UBC1
60/63Curt IaukeaTSeptember 15, 19376'3"245CaliforniaHonolulu, HI 10
77Jerry JanesEApril 1, 19356'5"238LSUMooringsport, LA 14
74Bill JessupHBMarch 17, 19296'1"195USCWray, CO USA15
14/97Earl KeeleyQBMay 15, 19366'0"180MontanaVancouver, BC 160
58Vic KristopaitisLB/K6'0"220Dayton13
68/81Vern LofstromFB5'8"185Vcr Jr. Meralomas3
72Don LordDEOctober 13, 19286'2"195UBCVancouver, BC 16
52Marty MartinelloGJanuary 6, 19315'11"225Brantford Redskins (Sr.)Sydney, NS 11
62Gord MitchellG/T6'3"235Vancouver Meralomas Jr.Edmonton, AB 16
26/82Douglas NagleHB5'11"185Vancouver Meralomas Jr.Vancouver, BC 16
64Charley QuilterTMay 8, 19266'1"240Tyler JCShreveport, LA USA11
61Ted RomanTAugust 9, 19326'1"235Western OntarioKirkland Lake, ON 14
58Vince ScorsoneGMay 21, 19356'2"220PittsburghMcKeesport, PA 5
66/83Hal SparrowFB/P6'0"190Vancouver Blue Bombers Jr.11
Bob StranskyHBJune 30, 19366'1"180ColoradoYankton, SD USA0
40/47Ed SullivanC/LBJuly 23, 19356'1"205Notre DameMcKeesport, PA 15
Jim TonnHBDecember 27, 19355'11"190Weston Wildcats1
56Ted TullyE/LBAugust 8, 19306'0"205Vancouver Meralomas Jr.Vancouver, BC 16
58/95Don VassosHB5'10"180UBCRegina, SK 13
15/89Ed VerebHBMay 21, 19346'0"190MarylandPittsburgh, PA USA160
16/92Don VicicFB/LB6'2"215Ohio StateEuclid, OH 16
42/45Ron WattonC/LB6'1"210Balmy Beach Jrs.Toronto, ON 15
41Hall WhitleyC/LBJuly 18, 19356'2"225Texas A&M-Kingsville1
71Jim WoodEJuly 27, 19366'1"225Oklahoma StateTonkawa, OK 5
17/90Joe YamauchiG/LBMarch 3, 19335'11"185Eastern WashingtonOpal, AB 11


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