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1954 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (WIFU) 3rd place 8-6-2 .563
Head Coach:Allie Sherman
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/13/1954AOttawa Rough Riders29-6WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park12000
Mon8/16/1954HToronto Argonauts19-2WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17000
Sat8/21/1954HCalgary Stampeders17-5WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17000
Mon8/23/1954HEdmonton Eskimos7-3WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17385
Sat8/28/1954ABritish Columbia Lions8-6WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium20606
Mon8/30/1954ACalgary Stampeders0-41LCalgary, ABMewata Stadium15000
Fri9/3/1954HSaskatchewan Roughriders12-12TWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium18090
Mon9/6/1954ASaskatchewan Roughriders14-18LRegina, SKTaylor Field14000
Mon9/13/1954HBritish Columbia Lions22-17WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium16760
Sat9/18/1954ASaskatchewan Roughriders10-10TRegina, SKTaylor Field10663
Mon9/20/1954HSaskatchewan Roughriders28-7WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium16418
Sat9/25/1954AEdmonton Eskimos8-12LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium17841
Mon9/27/1954ACalgary Stampeders6-4WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium12000
Mon10/4/1954HBritish Columbia Lions24-6WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium15273
Sat10/9/1954HEdmonton Eskimos5-16LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium18538
Mon10/18/1954HCalgary Stampeders11-12LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17240
Sat10/23/1954ABritish Columbia Lions18-0WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium17061
Mon10/25/1954AEdmonton Eskimos12-21LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium19000
Sat10/30/1954HSaskatchewan Roughriders14-14TWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium15749WIFU Semi-Final #1
Mon11/1/1954ASaskatchewan Roughriders13-11WRegina, SKTaylor Field13700WIFU Semi-Final #2
Sat11/6/1954AEdmonton Eskimos3-9LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium19817WIFU Final #1
Thu11/11/1954HEdmonton Eskimos12-6WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium20953WIFU Final #2
Sat11/13/1954AEdmonton Eskimos5-10LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium17000WIFU Final #3
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
77Neill ArmstrongE6'218928Oklahoma State16
42Gar BaxterC6'221225Winnipeg Rods Jrs.11
85Lorne BensonFB6'018824Weston Wildcats Jrs.15
41John BrownC6'423032North Carolina Central2
95Billy ByeHB5'818227Minnesota12
63Stav CanakesT6'022524Minnesota14
91Tom CaseyDB5'1117530Hampton16
81Geoff CrainQB6'017324McGill10
82Vinnie DrakeQB6'221024Fordham1
96Tommy FordHB5'1017527none3
76Bud GrantOE6'219927Minnesota16
72Tom HarpleyDE6'019725Winnipeg Jrs.9
65Dick HuffmanOT-DT6'125531Tennessee16
88Floyd HugginsFB6'021026Fort Scott CC; Florida14
87Jack JacobsQB6'118635Oklahoma16
98Gerry JamesHB5'1018720none15
89Bud KorchakFW5'919027Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.; Elmwood Ints.11
57Cec LuiningG6'121023St. Boniface Jrs.; St. John's Jrs.; Winnipeg Rams Ints.1
75Tommy LumsdenDE6'322324Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.16
87Len MeltzerHB6'018923Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.4
61Ed NorvackT6'1225302
53Steve PatrickG6'023022Winnipeg Light Infantry Jrs.14
56Sig PaulsonG6'021521Weston Wildcats Jrs.6
79Keith PearceDB-DE6'218526Winnipeg Rods Jrs.14
74Ray PelfreyE6'018726Auburn; Eastern Kentucky11
40Buck RogersG-C5'112052616
97Gordie RowlandFW5'917224Montreal Orfuns Ints.16
62Roger SavoieT6'024023Winnipeg Rods Jrs.; St. Boniface Ints.13
90Andy SokolHB5'1120026none11
94Elton TaylorHB5'1118722Weston Wildcats Jrs.3
92Pete ThodosFW-HB5'818227Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.8
99Jesse ThomasDB5'1018026Michigan State13
64Buddy TinsleyT6'224530Baylor14
86Byron TownsendFB6'019025Texas9
70Ron VaccherDE6'219526Winnipeg Rods Jrs.13
68Kas VidrukC-T5'921629none16
52Al WileyT5'1020826Western Ontario16
54Wenty YoungG5'1122625NDG Maple Leafs Jrs.; Montreal Lakeshore Flyers Ints.14
80Joe ZaleskiQB6'019424Dayton15
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals53603554
Opponents Totals41565835
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals17888761465627
Opponents Totals208
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Bud Korchak0121866.741040.04028
Bud Grant500000025
Gerry James500000025
Floyd Huggins400000020
Jack Jacobs200008018
Neill Armstrong200000010
Lorne Benson200000010
Billy Bye200000010
Pete Thodos200000010
Jesse Thomas200000010
Buck Rogers091275.0020.0009
Byron Townsend10000207
Tom Casey10000005
Dick Huffman10000005
Gordie Rowland10000005
Ray Pelfrey00000101
(Team)00000024
Team Totals30213070.041428.6152202
Opponents Totals24212487.5141877.870190
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Gerry James1065765.4714
Byron Townsend934464.8251
Floyd Huggins843313.9134
Lorne Benson311504.8141
Billy Bye321334.2181
Andy Sokol11484.4150
Jesse Thomas21462.2120
Tom Casey8324.0111
Ray Pelfrey3237.7160
Bud Korchak11414.0140
Tommy Ford3113.770
Geoff Crain6111.890
Joe Zaleski7-8-1.1550
Jack Jacobs28-100-3.6101
Pete Thodos0
Team Totals44117223.913
Opponents Totals51725304.913
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jack Jacobs25012750.811017326.913.6124.8135.267.6
Joe Zaleski301860.082127.111.800.0413.341.9
Billy Bye33100.007424.724.7133.300.0158.3
Geoff Crain12541.77514.310.218.300.082.3
Tom Casey11100.001010.010.01000.000.0108.3
Gerry James100.0100.000.000.039.6
Ray Pelfrey100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Team Totals29815451.712620797.013.5144.7186.064.7
Opponents Totals26111744.812715365.913.183.1176.547.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bud Grant4975215.3625
Neill Armstrong2841614.9462
Gerry James1113612.4231
Ray Pelfrey1111310.3250
Jesse Thomas813116.4452
Billy Bye8749.3681
Floyd Huggins5489.6180
Byron Townsend5285.6120
Gordie Rowland33812.7170
Dick Huffman24321.5271
Tom Casey23417.0170
Andy Sokol2126.060
Keith Pearce221.020
Tommy Ford199.090
Bud Korchak166.060
Lorne Benson144.040
Joe Zaleski1-2-2.0-20
Pete Thodos2
Len Meltzer0
Team Totals154207913.514
Opponents Totals117153613.18
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Casey610217.0500
Keith Pearce55410.8220
Gordie Rowland27236.0501
Jesse Thomas14040.0400
Buddy Tinsley12121.0210
Bud Grant155.050
Ray Pelfrey100.000
Team Totals1729417.31
Opponents Totals181719.51
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Jack Jacobs114461440.5820
Ray Pelfrey2079339.7570
Tom Casey519539.0470
Team Totals139560240.30
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Gordie Rowland514358.5250
Tom Casey201638.2220
Billy Bye9606.7120
Tommy Lumsden24120.5270
Jesse Thomas5244.880
Gerry James4184.570
Buddy Tinsley11818.0180
Ray Pelfrey11515.0150
Floyd Huggins188.080
Neill Armstrong155.050
Geoff Crain122.020
Team Totals1239697.90
Opponents Totals1266995.50
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Bud Korchak27137851.0701
Buck Rogers1883646.4750
Team Totals45221449.2
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Gerry James1740323.7550
Gordie Rowland1325719.8300
Jesse Thomas35819.3230
Pete Thodos13535.0350
Billy Bye2199.5150
Stav Canakes11111.0110
Floyd Huggins188.080
Buck Rogers221.020
Tommy Ford100.000
Team Totals4187321.30
Opponents Totals4384519.70
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Neill Armstrong10
Lorne Benson11101
Billy Bye32200
Tom Casey0011200
Bud Grant321100
Dick Huffman002200
Floyd Huggins40
Jack Jacobs41101
Gerry James30
Tommy Lumsden11100
Len Meltzer20
Steve Patrick002200
Keith Pearce002200
Ray Pelfrey20
Gordie Rowland221300
Roger Savoie0011200
Andy Sokol001120
Jesse Thomas20
Buddy Tinsley111240
Byron Townsend42
Ron Vaccher003300
Joe Zaleski30
Team Totals36251119307
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