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1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-5 22
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 3-1 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Bud Grant (11-5)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1962 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses for 22 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-1.

Offensively, Winnipeg paced the league with 385 points. At the same time, the solid defense allowed 291 points. Leo Lewis rushed for a team-high 865 yards for the Blue Bombers, and Roger Hagberg also contributed to the rushing attack.

Kenny Ploen threw for 2,097 yards. Ernie Pitts caught 62 balls for 865 yards. Leo Lewis was targeted regularly as well.

Jack Delveaux, Henry Janzen and Dick Thornton each intercepted 4 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Kenny Ploen20813765.9209710.1178.241.966118.2
Hal Ledyard844148.86337.556.056.06369.2
Leo Lewis4250.07117.8125.000.047135.4
Dick Thornton5360.0448.800.000.02088.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis1348656.583 4
Roger Hagberg1578565.564 4
Gerry James843454.115 5
Kenny Ploen402456.129 0
Charlie Shepard492034.110 0
Joe Williams442014.628 1
Pepe Latourelle13634.820 0
Dick Thornton24924.529 1
Rick Potter11444.00
Hal Ledyard13403.112 0
Sherwyn Thorson1-12-12.00
Totals54828995.383 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ernie Pitts6286514.056 8
Leo Lewis3066122.066 6
Roger Hagberg2937312.938 2
Farrell Funston2137617.961 3
Bob Deegan1012112.139 1
Gerry James7689.717 0
Bill Whisler67913.229 0
Henry Janzen58517.041 1
Joe Williams44010.013 0
Pepe Latourelle39732.366 1
Charlie Shepard331.011 0
Kenny Ploen27135.547 1
Rick Potter166.00
Totals183284515.566 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Gerry James474187.2271244.481378560.480186


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Jack Delveaux62266843.08411
Charlie Shepard46205444.7853
Dick Thornton1542428.3541
Gerry James14141.0410

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pepe Latourelle683845.620 0
Henry Janzen392446.321 0
Norm Rauhaus231.50
Gordie Rowland122.00
Totals1106335.821 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis2057328.691 1
Henry Janzen2049424.739 0
Jack Delveaux1021421.461 0
Roger Hagberg23517.525 0
Pepe Latourelle13131.031 0
Ernie Pitts11010.010 0
Sherwyn Thorson100.00
Totals55135724.791 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Janzen47318.273 1
Jack Delveaux44411.032 0
Dick Thornton44110.226 1
Gordie Rowland34214.040 1
Nick Miller2147.014 0
Dave Burkholder231.50
Herb Gray11515.015 1
Norm Rauhaus133.00
Gar Warren100.00
Totals2223510.773 4

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 James5012419116
Leo Lewis46100066
Ernie Pitts80100054
Roger Hagberg42000036
Farrell Funston3100024
Henry Janzen1001100018
Dick Thornton1100113
Jack Delveaux000001111
Gordie Rowland0100006
Kenny Ploen010006
Pepe Latourelle010000006
Joe Williams100006
Herb Gray10006
Dave Burkholder010006
Bob Deegan10006
Charlie Shepard000033


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