1949 Calgary Stampeders season

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1949 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Les Lear
Home field Mewata Stadium
Results
Record 13–1–0
Division place 1st
Playoff finish Lost Grey Cup
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1948 1950 >

The 1949 Calgary Stampeders finished in 1st place in the W.I.F.U. with a 13–1–0 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup and attempted to repeat as champions but they lost to the Montreal Alouettes. On October 22, 1949, the Stampeders recorded their first loss in almost two years (last loss was October 27, 1947) against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. They established a CFL record for the most consecutive regular season wins with a 22-game winning streak from August 25, 1948 to October 22, 1949.

Regular season[edit]

Season Standings[edit]

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 14 13 1 0 270 77 26
Saskatchewan Roughriders 14 9 5 0 235 102 18
Edmonton Eskimos 14 4 10 0 93 235 8
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 2 12 0 74 258 4

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Season schedule[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Sept 5 at Edmonton Eskimos 20–6 Win 1–0
2 Sept 10 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 22–19 Win 2–0
3 Sept 12 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 32–7 Win 3–0
4 Sept 17 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20–1 Win 4–0
5 Sept 19 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 13–1 Win 5–0
6 Sept 24 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 41–5 Win 6–0
7 Oct 1 at Edmonton Eskimos 12–8 Win 7–0
8 Oct 8 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 10–3 Win 8–0
9 Oct 10 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3–0 Win 9–0
10 Oct 15 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 31–6 Win 10–0
11 Oct 22 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 9–6 Loss 10–1
12 Oct 24 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22–11 Win 11–1
13 Oct 29 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 27–0 Win 12–1
14 Oct 31 at Edmonton Eskimos 11–1 Win 13–1

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Playoffs[edit]

FINALS[edit]

WIFU Finals – Game 1
Calgary Stampeders @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date Away Home
November 5 Calgary Stampeders 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 12
WIFU Finals – Game 2
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 11 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 Calgary Stampeders 4
  • Calgary won the total-point series by 22–21. The Stampeders will advance to the Grey Cup game.

GREY CUP[edit]

Main article: 37th Grey Cup
November 26

37th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Calgary Stampeders 15 Montreal Alouettes 28
The Montreal Alouettes are the 1949 Grey Cup Champions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Calgary Stampeders Historical Canadian Football League (CFL) Scores Since 1945". Archived from the original on 2009-06-17. Retrieved 2009-06-17.