37th Grey Cup
|Date||November 26, 1949|
The 37th Grey Cup was played on November 26, 1949 before 20,087 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto. Montreal Alouettes defeated Calgary Stampeders 28-15. Though teams from Montreal had won two Grey Cups, this was the first appearance and victory for the Montreal Alouettes franchise.
Box Score (partial)
Montreal - TD - Virgil Wagner 00 yard run (Ches McCance convert)
Montreal - TD - Bob Cunningham 00 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ches McCance convert)
Calgary - Rouge
Calgary - TD - Harry Hood 2 yard run (convert good)
Montreal - TD - Herb Trawick 34 yard fumble return (convert no good)
Calgary - Safety - Johnny Aguirre tackled Bob Cunningham in the end zone
Calgary - TD - Sugarfoot Anderson 00 yard fumble return (convert good)
Montreal - Rouge - Ches McCance missed field goal
Montreal - Rouge - Fred Kijek
|Teams||1 Q||2 Q||3 Q||4 Q||Final|
This was the third Grey Cup victory for a team from Montreal. In 1931 The Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers won the 19th Grey Cup game. In 1944 St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy won the 32nd Grey Cup game. The Montreal AAA had also won hockey's Stanley Cup in 1893, 1894, 1902 and 1903.
- "Grey Cup: 1949". Canadian Football League.
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