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1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 14-2 28
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union
Postseason: 1-2 Lost Final
Coach: Bud Grant (14-2)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1960 season with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses for 28 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Interprovincial Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Blue Bombers lit up the scoreboard for 453 points, while the stingy defense gave up 239. Leo Lewis rushed for a team-high 923 yards for Winnipeg, while Charlie Shepard and Gerry James also contributed to the rushing attack.

Kenny Ploen passed for 1,693 yards. Ernie Pitts led the receiving corps, catching 42 balls for 659 yards.

Norm Rauhaus picked off 6 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Kenny Ploen20110351.216938.4126.0178.57864.5
Vernon Cole331648.53209.713.013.08180.4
Leo Lewis8675.013316.6450.000.034156.3
Mike Davies23834.81305.728.700.05883.6
Charlie Shepard4375.0235.8125.000.011128.1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis1069238.785 5
Gerry James1658725.328 9
Charlie Shepard1387185.225 6
Kenny Ploen685418.024 4
Carver Shannon603485.848 4
Ray Jauch522985.749 2
Rick Potter341454.313 1
Henry Janzen12796.619 1
Vernon Cole8668.222 1
Tony Kehrer4297.213 0
Pepe Latourelle4225.50
Nick Miller133.00
Buddy Tinsley111.01
Mike Davies4-2-0.50
Totals65740436.285 34


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ernie Pitts4265915.781 8
Leo Lewis1837420.878 1
Farrell Funston1830917.249 3
Ray Jauch1318113.934 3
Norm Rauhaus912714.137 0
Carver Shannon810312.924 1
Curt Merz614524.241 1
Henry Janzen68213.717 0
Charlie Shepard56713.418 0
Kenny Ploen24422.025 1
Gerry James22211.015 1
Frank Rigney2199.512 0
Rae Ross15858.058 1
Gordie Rowland15252.052 0
Pepe Latourelle13131.023 0
Rick Potter11616.016 0
Tony Kehrer11010.010 0
Totals136229916.981 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Gerry James403280.010660.04419849.558054
Carver Shannon211257.1100.01013
Gordie Rowland0000071370252.19022


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Charlie Shepard98438644.89514
Vernon Cole1251843.2481
Jack Delveaux931034.4621

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Janzen522745.313 0
Pepe Latourelle381704.517 0
Gordie Rowland191035.417 0
Leo Lewis3217.012 0
Ray Jauch199.00
Rae Ross155.00
Keith Webster441.00
Jack Delveaux133.00
Norm Rauhaus100.00
Totals1205894.917 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis1641726.182 0
Ray Jauch927030.047 0
Carver Shannon1226822.347 0
Gordie Rowland15050.050 0
Henry Janzen23919.521 0
Tony Kehrer12626.026 0
Charlie Shepard22512.514 0
Rick Potter22010.020 0
Farrell Funston11919.019 0
Ernie Pitts166.00
Ed Kotowich100.00
Totals48114023.882 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norm Rauhaus6254.223 0
Gar Warren55511.030 0
Kenny Ploen35317.724 0
Nick Miller34414.724 0
Rae Ross3196.317 0
Dave Burkholder3144.710 0
Gordie Rowland3144.70
Ray Jauch14545.045 1
Vernon Cole12828.028 0
Rick Potter11818.018 1
Herb Gray166.01
Buddy Tinsley100.00
Jack Delveaux100.00
Totals3232110.045 3

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 James916324114
Charlie Shepard600001450
Ernie Pitts8000048
Carver Shannon4100012143
Leo Lewis5100000036
Ray Jauch2300100036
Kenny Ploen41000030
Rick Potter1001100018
Farrell Funston3000018
Jack Delveaux0010017
Vernon Cole100017
Gar Warren010006
Cornel Piper10006
Curt Merz10006
Buddy Tinsley1000006
Henry Janzen10000006
Rae Ross10000006
Herb Gray100006
Gordie Rowland000000022


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