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1952 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (WIFU) 1st place 12-3-1 .781
Head Coach:George Trafton
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/9/1952AOttawa Rough Riders24-6WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park10000
Wed8/13/1952AHamilton Tiger-Cats24-17WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium14000
Sat8/16/1952AToronto Argonauts11-7WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium10000
Sat8/23/1952HCalgary Stampeders8-12LWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium10000
Mon8/25/1952HEdmonton Eskimos14-14TWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium10000
Fri8/29/1952HSaskatchewan Roughriders27-9WWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium10000
Mon9/1/1952ASaskatchewan Roughriders16-8WRegina, SKTaylor Field13795
Sat9/6/1952AEdmonton Eskimos21-18WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memoral Stadium13500
Mon9/8/1952ACalgary Stampeders7-6WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium14000
Sat9/13/1952HEdmonton Eskimos9-11LWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600
Sat9/20/1952ASaskatchewan Roughriders18-7WRegina, SKTaylor Field11000
Mon9/22/1952HSaskatchewan Roughriders35-6WWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600
Sat9/27/1952HEdmonton Eskimos40-18WWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600
Mon9/29/1952HCalgary Stampeders39-28WWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600
Sat10/4/1952ACalgary Stampeders41-30WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium12000
Mon10/6/1952AEdmonton Eskimos12-18LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memoral Stadium15000
Sat10/11/1952HSaskatchewan Roughriders28-7WWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium
Mon10/13/1952ASaskatchewan Roughriders37-1WRegina, SKTaylor Field11500
Sat10/18/1952ACalgary Stampeders42-18WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium
Sat11/1/1952AEdmonton Eskimos28-12WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memoral Stadium16000WIFU Final #1
Sat11/8/1952HEdmonton Eskimos12-18LWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600WIFU Final #2
Tue11/11/1952HEdmonton Eskimos11-22LWinnipeg, MBOsborne Stadium9600WIFU Final #3
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
54Dean BandieraG5'1120126Queen's16
46Gar BaxterC6'221223Winnipeg Rods Jrs.15
89Ernie BeckerDB5'1018827none14
99Lorne BensonB6'018822Weston Wildcats Jrs.16
41John BrownC6'423030North Carolina Central5
78Myro BudzanE6'116522Winnipeg Rods Jrs.; Norwood-St. Boniface Ints.2
91Tom CaseyE5'1117528Hampton11
43Stu ClarksonC6'221733Texas A&M-Kingsville11
51Gerry DeLeeuwG5'1120726Winnipeg Grads Jrs.; St. Vital Ints.14
62Mel EmbreeE6'319225Los Angeles CC; Pepperdine8
79Art FelkerE6'320025Marquette4
82Tommy FordFW5'1017525none15
97Ian GibbFW5'915627Norwood-St. Boniface Legion Ints.15
77Norm HillE6'219223Manitoba16
20Dick HuffmanT6'125529Tennessee14
27Jack JacobsQB6'118633Oklahoma16
98Gerry JamesHB5'1018718none11
96Bud KorchakFW5'919025Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.; Elmwood Ints.16
84Chuck LumsdenFB6'119620Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.1
75Tommy LumsdenG-E6'322322Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.11
75Mickey MaguireDB5'1016526Montreal Ints.14
95Hal MautheFW5'716023Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.15
91Ralph McAllisterHB-FB6'120025Minnesota16
67Ross McCallumT5'1122521Montreal Army Ints.; NDG Maple Leafs Jrs.2
36George McPhailHB5'916524none10
52Jim McPhersonG-C6'220724Winnipeg Rods Jrs.16
87Len MeltzerHB-E6'018921Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.11
56Sam NevillsT6'224527Purdue; Oregon3
93Gerry PalmerHB6'019021Toledo13
Al PassmanG6'323228Manitoba14
53Steve PatrickG6'023020Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.4
79Keith PearceE6'218524Winnipeg Rods Jrs.16
62Roger SavoieC6'024021Winnipeg Rods Jrs.; St. Boniface Ints.13
94Andy SokolHB5'1120024none14
66Buddy TinsleyT6'224528Baylor15
70Ron VaccherE6'219524Winnipeg Rods Jrs.16
50Kas VidrukG5'921627none16
55Al WileyG-HB5'1020824Western Ontario16
80Joe ZaleskiQB6'019422Dayton13
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals9111179113
Opponents Totals14684285
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Tom Casey1600000080
Bud Korchak4344673.94666.73069
Mel Embree700000035
Gerry Palmer600000030
Jack Jacobs0141782.40013027
Tommy Ford500000025
Keith Pearce500000025
Ralph McAllister400001021
Gerry James400000020
Len Meltzer400000020
Lorne Benson300000015
Andy Sokol200000010
Stu Clarkson10000005
Mickey Maguire10000005
Kas Vidruk10000005
(Team)00000012
Team Totals63486376.24666.7171394
Opponents Totals34283482.4050.0130211
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Lorne Benson834915.9312
Ralph McAllister644086.4303
Tom Casey393178.11004
Tommy Ford282147.6951
Len Meltzer291826.3434
Gerry Palmer351544.4291
Andy Sokol311254.090
Gerry James10939.3252
Mickey Maguire6518.5161
Bud Korchak22613.0150
Hal Mauthe22211.0190
Joe Zaleski6223.7180
Keith Pearce2189.0130
George McPhail10151.5140
Jack Jacobs15-102-6.860
Team Totals36220365.618
Opponents Totals39614563.712
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jack Jacobs28614751.412725869.017.6763411.9124.2104.7
Joe Zaleski803543.8387619.521.75467.578.866.7
Team Totals36618249.716533479.118.44010.9195.296.4
Opponents Totals39017745.418526586.815.0194.9287.254.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bud Korchak3155117.8604
Tom Casey3054918.35610
Keith Pearce2646217.8545
Tommy Ford1646028.8763
Mel Embree1642326.4487
Gerry Palmer1633020.6715
Andy Sokol1515310.2372
Len Meltzer77310.4200
Lorne Benson6528.7141
Ron Vaccher511122.2310
Gerry James56312.6312
Ralph McAllister46015.0221
Mickey Maguire22713.5170
George McPhail11616.0160
Hal Mauthe11010.0100
Ernie Becker177.070
Team Totals182334718.440
Opponents Totals177265815.019
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Casey720529.3951
Stu Clarkson59719.4521
Gerry Palmer35618.7490
Jack Jacobs3155.0100
Joe Zaleski393.080
Ralph McAllister22512.5250
Mickey Maguire2178.5170
Ian Gibb11616.0160
Bud Korchak11515.0150
Ernie Becker100.000
Tom Casey1
Stu Clarkson1
Team Totals2845516.32
Opponents Totals191598.40
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Jack Jacobs103452243.9881
Tom Casey16767.0670
Ralph McAllister830337.9521
Team Totals112489243.72
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Gerry James525179.9270
Tom Casey3232410.1300
Tommy Ford1319715.2601
Len Meltzer58116.2330
Gerry Palmer78011.4210
Buddy Tinsley23015.0250
Ralph McAllister12727.0270
George McPhail5234.690
Jack Jacobs3175.7100
Mickey Maguire2105.0100
Joe Zaleski2105.060
Team Totals124131110.61
Opponents Totals1087707.10
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Bud Korchak77403452.4651
Ron Vaccher13737.0370
Team Totals78407152.2
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Casey934338.1850
Len Meltzer1332625.1440
Gerry Palmer511022.0270
Gerry James49423.5290
Ralph McAllister35418.0200
Tommy Ford24321.5251
George McPhail23316.5180
Sam Nevills12323.0230
Lorne Benson11815.0180
Mickey Maguire11515.0150
Ernie Becker11313.0130
Dick Huffman2126.090
Andy Sokol2126.080
Team Totals46109623.81
Opponents Totals76213028.01
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Dean Bandiera2220
Ernie Becker2200
Tom Casey22170
Ian Gibb2200
Norm Hill1100
Dick Huffman1100
Jack Jacobs1100
Jim McPherson2200
Gerry Palmer2200
Ron Vaccher4400
Kas Vidruk2201
Team Totals392316213719
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