1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 7-9 14
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Bud Grant (7-9)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1963 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses for 14 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference.

The Blue Bombers scored 302 points, but the shaky defensive squad yielded 325. Roger Hagberg rushed for a team-high 695 yards for Winnipeg, and Leo Lewis additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Kenny Ploen threw for 2,026 yards. Farrell Funston led all receivers, catching 60 balls for 835 yards.

Dick Thornton intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Kenny Ploen22613258.420269.0146.2156.67081.1
Hal Ledyard904550.07077.944.444.44472.8
Leo Lewis6466.7589.700.0116.72858.3
Dick Thornton9444.4576.300.000.01965.5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roger Hagberg1646954.222 2
Leo Lewis1336915.292 3
Kenny Ploen643164.981 0
George Fleming612273.721 3
Joe Williams401433.615 3
Dick Thornton10727.214 0
Hal Ledyard4389.519 0
Jerry Jones3103.30
Ian Monteith591.80
Pepe Latourelle122.00
Henry Janzen3-2-0.70
Frank Fraser3-4-1.30
Totals49121974.592 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Farrell Funston6083513.936 9
Leo Lewis2739014.440 2
Roger Hagberg232069.025 0
Ernie Pitts2238717.644 2
George Fleming2156627.070 5
Roger Locke1217814.830 0
Joe Williams8799.920 0
Noel Dunford55210.415 0
Dick Thornton25527.530 0
Kenny Ploen23517.528 0
Pepe Latourelle23015.019 0
Frank Fraser11414.014 0
Totals185282715.370 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
George Fleming302583.3301550.01019111758.877181
Gordie Rowland5360.000030127342.48514


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Jack Delveaux68304744.8724
Dick Thornton62235838.0621
Roger Hagberg210050.0540

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Janzen602954.919 0
Gordie Rowland371784.820 0
Frank Fraser251375.512 0
Pepe Latourelle5357.010 0
Nick Miller3134.30
Dick Thornton2126.011 0
Totals1326705.120 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis2979627.450 0
George Fleming1649631.093 1
Joe Williams615726.248 0
Roger Hagberg55811.620 0
Dick Thornton12626.026 0
Jack Delveaux188.00
Hal Ledyard166.00
Totals59154726.293 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Thornton620033.365 3
Jerry Jones23718.537 1
Norm Rauhaus22512.523 0
Henry Janzen2126.012 0
Brian Palmer12828.028 0
Doug Daigneault100.00
Jack Delveaux100.00
Totals1530220.165 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
George Fleming351152511135
Farrell Funston900054
Leo Lewis32000030
Dick Thornton00003100125
Joe Williams30000018
Roger Hagberg20000012
Ernie Pitts200012
Jerry Jones010006
Jack Delveaux000044
Gordie Rowland00314


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