1949 Calgary Stampeders season

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1949 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Les Lear
Home fieldMewata Stadium
Results
Record13–1
Division place1st
Playoff finishLost Grey Cup

The 1949 Calgary Stampeders finished in 1st place in the W.I.F.U. with a 13–1 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup and attempted to repeat as champions but they lost to the Montreal Alouettes. On October 22, 1949, the Stampeders recorded their first loss in almost two years (last loss was October 27, 1947) against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. They established a CFL record for the most consecutive regular season wins with a 22-game winning streak from August 25, 1948, to October 22, 1949.

Contents

Regular season

Season standings

Western Interprovincial Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 1413102707726
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1495023510218
Edmonton Eskimos 144100932358
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 142120742584

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Season schedule

#DateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1Sept 5at Edmonton Eskimos20–6Win1–0
2Sept 10vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders22–19Win2–0
3Sept 12vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers32–7Win3–0
4Sept 17at Winnipeg Blue Bombers20–1Win4–0
5Sept 19at Saskatchewan Roughriders13–1Win5–0
6Sept 24vs. Edmonton Eskimos41–5Win6–0
7Oct 1at Edmonton Eskimos12–8Win7–0
8Oct 8at Saskatchewan Roughriders10–3Win8–0
9Oct 10at Winnipeg Blue Bombers3–0Win9–0
10Oct 15vs. Edmonton Eskimos31–6Win10–0
11Oct 22vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders9–6Loss10–1
12Oct 24vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers22–11Win11–1
13Oct 29vs. Edmonton Eskimos27–0Win12–1
14Oct 31at Edmonton Eskimos11–1Win13–1

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Playoffs

Finals

WIFU Finals – Game 1
Calgary Stampeders @ Saskatchewan Roughriders
DateAwayHome
November 5 Calgary Stampeders 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 12
WIFU Finals – Game 2
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders
DateAwayHome
November 11 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 Calgary Stampeders 4

Grey Cup

November 26

37th Annual Grey Cup Game : Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Calgary Stampeders 15 Montreal Alouettes 28
The Montreal Alouettes are the 1949 Grey Cup Champions

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