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1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-6-2 18
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 2-2-1 Lost Final
Coach: Allie Sherman (8-6-2)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1954 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses and 2 ties for 18 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2-1.

The Blue Bombers scored 202 points, and the defense allowed 190. Gerry James rushed for a team-high 576 yards for Winnipeg, and Byron Townsend also contributed to the rushing attack.

Jack Jacobs passed for 1,732 yards. Bud Grant led pass catchers, catching 49 balls for 752 yards.

Tom Casey seized 6 opponent throws.

Allie Sherman coached the team. The 1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jack Jacobs25012750.817326.9124.8135.2067.6
Joe Zaleski301860.02127.100.0413.3041.9
Billy Bye33100.07424.7133.300.00158.3
Geoff Crain12541.7514.218.300.0082.3
Tom Casey11100.01010.000.000.010108.3
Gerry James100.
Ray Pelfrey100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry James1065765.471 4
Byron Townsend934464.825 1
Floyd Huggins843313.913 4
Lorne Benson311504.814 1
Billy Bye321334.218 1
Andy Sokol11484.415 0
Jesse Thomas21462.212 0
Tom Casey8324.011 1
Ray Pelfrey3237.716 0
Bud Korchak11414.014 0
Tommy Ford3113.70
Geoff Crain6111.80
Joe Zaleski7-8-1.155 0
Jack Jacobs28-100-3.610 1
Totals43417133.971 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bud Grant4975215.362 5
Neill Armstrong2841614.946 2
Gerry James1113612.423 1
Ray Pelfrey1111310.325 0
Jesse Thomas813116.445 2
Billy Bye8749.268 1
Floyd Huggins5489.618 0
Byron Townsend5285.612 0
Gordie Rowland33812.717 0
Dick Huffman24321.527 1
Tom Casey23417.017 0
Andy Sokol2126.00
Keith Pearce221.00
Tommy Ford199.00
Bud Korchak166.00
Lorne Benson144.00
Joe Zaleski1-2-2.0-2 0
Pete Thodos002
Totals140184413.268 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bud Korchak181266.710440.0327137851.070128
Buck Rogers12975.0200.0009
Byron Townsend00200.0202


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Jack Jacobs114461440.5828
Ray Pelfrey2079339.6571
Tom Casey519539.0470

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordie Rowland514358.525 0
Jim Palmer271806.729 0
Tom Casey201638.222 0
Billy Bye9606.712 0
Tommy Lumsden24120.527 0
Jesse Thomas5244.80
Buddy Tinsley11818.018 0
Gerry James4184.50
Ray Pelfrey11515.015 0
Floyd Huggins188.00
Neill Armstrong155.00
Geoff Crain122.00
Totals1239697.929 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry James1748328.455 0
Gordie Rowland1325719.830 0
Jesse Thomas35819.323 0
Pete Thodos13535.035 0
Billy Bye2199.515 0
Stan Canakes11111.011 0
Floyd Huggins188.00
Buck Rogers221.00
Tommy Ford100.00
Totals4187321.355 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Casey610217.050 0
Keith Pearce55410.822 0
Gordie Rowland27236.050 1
Jesse Thomas14040.040 0
Buddy Tinsley12121.021 0
Bud Grant155.00
Ray Pelfrey100.00
Totals1729417.350 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gerry James410000025
Bud Grant50000025
Bud Korchak00412428
Floyd Huggins400000020
Jack Jacobs1100818
Neill Armstrong2000010
Pete Thodos2000010
Jesse Thomas0200000010
Billy Bye1100000010
Lorne Benson10100010
Buck Rogers00909
Byron Townsend100027
Tom Casey100000005
Dick Huffman100005
Gordie Rowland000100005
Ray Pelfrey00000011


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