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1957 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 12-4 24
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 3-2-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Bud Grant (12-4)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1957 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1957 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1957 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses for 24 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-2-1.

The Blue Bombers piled up points with 406 points, and the defense allowed 300. Gerry James rushed for a team-high 1,192 yards for Winnipeg.

Kenny Ploen passed for 1,284 yards. Ernie Pitts caught 38 balls for 683 yards.

Kenny Ploen, Bob Hobert, Gordie Rowland and Norm Rauhaus each snatched 3 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1957 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Kenny Ploen1407452.912849.2107.185.77184.3
Barry Roseborough311754.82367.626.5412.93661.4
Chuck Curtis18844.4995.500.0211.12222.5
Buddy Leake10550.0898.9110.0110.02774.6
Leo Lewis3266.76020.000.000.038109.7
Dennis Mendyk11100.03434.01100.000.034158.3
Gerry Vincent11100.01212.000.000.012116.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry James19711926.174 18
Leo Lewis1198176.969 5
Charlie Shepard604116.829 4
Kenny Ploen1003193.230 4
Jack Hutchinson503006.022 2
Buddy Leake311745.616 0
Nick Miller231466.336 0
Pepe Latourelle371203.219 2
Dennis Mendyk191095.720 2
Bob Davenport20914.614 0
Bob McNamara18905.019 1
Gene Wlasiuk252.50
Gordie Rowland133.00
Chuck Curtis3-14-4.70
Barry Roseborough5-19-3.80
Totals68537445.574 38


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ernie Pitts3868318.051 5
Leo Lewis1326120.154 3
Frank Gilliam1322016.931 1
Gerry James1219015.832 1
Pepe Latourelle611519.232 1
Dennis Shaw56813.629 1
Jack Hutchinson55511.020 0
Norm Rauhaus471.822 0
Kenny Ploen35819.327 1
Bob McNamara3196.315 0
Dennis Mendyk24723.538 0
Gordie Rowland11515.015 1
Buddy Leake11111.011 0
Keith Pearce11111.011 0
Bob Davenport1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals108175116.254 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Gerry James4375.06466.7169371953.977117
Kenny Ploen322578.1000025
Buddy Leake181477.8200.00000014
Ernie Pitts11100.000001


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Gerry Vincent101402539.9659
Charlie Shepard28115241.1924
Gerry James14040.0400
Barry Roseborough13535.0350

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordie Rowland544287.952 0
Pepe Latourelle583676.316 0
Kenny Ploen22814.017 0
Gene Wlasiuk2136.511 0
Cec Luining11212.012 0
Gerry Vincent11010.00
Nick Miller100.00
Totals1198587.252 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis2685432.876 0
Gerry James1227923.240 0
Pepe Latourelle510220.424 0
Nick Miller35518.320 0
Kenny Ploen14343.043 0
Ernie Pitts24020.027 0
Dennis Mendyk23718.519 0
Bob McNamara12929.029 0
Keith Pearce11717.017 0
Vern Uecker11515.015 0
John Michels11515.015 0
Jack Hutchinson11515.015 0
Totals56150126.876 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Ploen33913.025 0
Bob Hobert3248.010 0
Gordie Rowland3155.00
Norm Rauhaus372.30
Keith Pearce252.50
Bob McNamara17474.074 1
Elton Taylor11919.019 0
Hall Whitley11515.015 0
Gerry Vincent11414.014 0
Pete Mangum100.00
Ernie Pitts100.00
Totals2021210.674 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 James18100432131
Kenny Ploen410000025055
Leo Lewis53000048
Ernie Pitts50001031
Charlie Shepard400428
Pepe Latourelle2100000018
Buddy Leake00014014
Jack Hutchinson200000012
Dennis Mendyk20000012
Bob McNamara100100012
Gerry Vincent0000099
Frank Gilliam10006
Dennis Shaw10006
Norm Rauhaus0010006
Gordie Rowland01000006
Cec Luining010006


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