|1947 Calgary Stampeders season|
|Home field||Mewata Stadium|
|Playoff finish||Lost W.I.F.U. Finals|
The 1947 Calgary Stampeders finished in 2nd place in the W.I.F.U. with a 4–4 record. They were defeated in the W.I.F.U. Finals by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||8||5||3||0||83||83||10|
|1||Sept 8||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||13–11||Loss|
|2||Sept 13||vs. Regina Roughriders||16–11||Win|
|3||Sept 27||at Regina Roughriders||12–7||Loss|
|4||Sept 29||at Winnipeg Blue Bombers||16–0||Loss|
|5||Oct 6||vs. Regina Roughriders||9–8||Win|
|6||Oct 11||vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||25–13||Win|
|7||Oct 25||at Regina Roughriders||6–5||Win|
|8||Oct 27||at Winnipeg Blue Bombers||15–5||Loss|
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