1962 CFL season

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1962 CFL season
Regular season
Duration June, 1962 – October, 1962
Playoffs
Start date November 10, 1962
East Champions Hamilton Tiger-Cats1962-11-26
West Champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers1962-11-24
50th Grey Cup
Date December 1 & 2, 1962
Site Exhibition Stadium, Toronto
Champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1961  CFL seasons  1963

The 1962 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the ninth season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the fifth Canadian Football League season.

CFL News in 1962[edit]

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame was established in Hamilton.

The 50th Grey Cup game, nicknamed "The Fog Bowl", was postponed due to fog on Saturday, December 1. The final 9 minutes and 29 seconds was played on Sunday as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 28–27 to win their third championship in four years.

Regular season standings[edit]

Final regular season standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 11 5 0 385 291 22
Calgary Stampeders 16 9 6 1 352 335 19
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 8 7 1 268 336 17
BC Lions 16 7 9 0 346 342 14
Edmonton Eskimos 16 6 9 1 310 346 13
Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 9 4 1 358 286 19
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 6 7 1 339 302 13
Montreal Alouettes 14 4 7 3 308 309 11
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 259 378 8
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Winnipeg and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1962

Conference Semi-Finals[edit]

Western Semi-Finals – Game 1
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 10 Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 Calgary Stampeders 25
Western Semi-Finals – Game 2
Calgary Stampeders @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date Away Home
November 12 Calgary Stampeders 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 7
  • Calgary won the total-point series by 43–7. The Stampeders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Finals.
Eastern Semi-Finals
Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 10 Montreal Alouettes 18 Ottawa Rough Riders 17
  • The Alouettes will play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Eastern Finals.

Conference Finals[edit]

Western-Finals – Game 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 17 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 Calgary Stampeders 20
Western Finals – Game 2
Calgary Stampeders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 21 Calgary Stampeders 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19
Western Finals – Game 3
Calgary Stampeders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 24 Calgary Stampeders 7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12
  • Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2–1. The Blue Bombers will advance to the Grey Cup Championship game.
Eastern Finals – Game 1
Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ Montreal Alouettes
Date Away Home
November 17 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28 Montreal Alouettes 17
Eastern Finals – Game 2
Montreal Alouettes @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date Away Home
November 26 Montreal Alouettes 21 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30
  • Hamilton won 2 game total-point series by 58–38. The Tiger-Cats will advance to the Grey Cup Championship game.

Playoff bracket[edit]

  Division Semifinals     Division Finals     51st Grey Cup
                           
  East     E3  Montreal Alouettes 17-21  
  E3  Montreal Alouettes 18     E1  Hamilton Tiger Cats 28-30    
  E2  Ottawa Rough Riders 7         E1  Hamilton Tiger Cats 27
      W1  Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28
  West     W2  Calgary Stampeders 20-11-7    
  W3  Saskatchewan Roughriders 0-7     W1  Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14-19-12  
  W2  Calgary Stampeders 25-18  

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Grey Cup Championship[edit]

December 1 & December 2

50th Annual Grey Cup Game: Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are the 1962 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders[edit]

1962 CFL All-Stars[edit]

Offence[edit]

Defence[edit]

1962 Eastern All-Stars[edit]

Offence[edit]

Defence[edit]

1962 Western All-Stars[edit]

Offence[edit]

Defence[edit]

1962 CFL Awards[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1961 CFL season
CFL seasons Succeeded by
1963 CFL season