1952 in Canadian football

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The Toronto Argonauts faced the Edmonton Eskimos in the Grey Cup. Although the Argos would hold on to win the game and their 10th Grey Cup championship, an Argo would not sip from the silver mug again until 1983. [1]

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1952 in Canadian football
Playoffs
IRFU Champions Toronto Argonauts
WIFU Champions Edmonton Eskimos
40th Grey Cup
ChampionsToronto Argonauts
  1951 Canadian Football Seasons 1953  

Events in Canadian football in 1952

The Canadian Rugby Union received television revenue for the first time when it was paid $7,500 by CBC for the rights to televise the Grey Cup game. CBLT Toronto was the only station to carry the game live.

The WIFU increased their games to 16 per team.

Regular season

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1952

SEMI-FINALS

WIFU Semi-Finals – Game 1
Edmonton Eskimos @ Calgary Stampeders
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October 22 Edmonton Eskimos 12 Calgary Stampeders 31
WIFU Semi-Finals – Game 2
Calgary Stampeders @ Edmonton Eskimos
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October 25 Calgary Stampeders 7 Edmonton Eskimos 30

FINALS

WIFU Finals – Game 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Edmonton Eskimos
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November 1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28 Edmonton Eskimos 12
WIFU Finals – Game 2
Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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November 8 Edmonton Eskimos 18 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12
WIFU Finals – Game 3
Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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November 11 Edmonton Eskimos 22 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11
ORFU Finals – Game 1
Sarnia Imperials @ Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
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November 9 Sarnia Imperials 41 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 12
ORFU Finals – Game 2
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers @ Sarnia Imperials
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November 15 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 7 Sarnia Imperials 24
IRFU Finals – Game 1
Toronto Argonauts @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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November 15 Toronto Argonauts 22 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6
IRFU Finals – Game 2
Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ Toronto Argonauts
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November 19 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27 Toronto Argonauts 11
IRFU Finals – Game 3
Toronto Argonauts @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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November 22 Toronto Argonauts 12 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7

Grey Cup Semi-Final

Sarnia Imperials @ Toronto Argonauts
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November 26 Sarnia Imperials 15 Toronto Argonauts 34

Playoff Bracket

Quarter FinalsSemi FinalsGrey Cup Final
         
IRFU Hamilton Tiger Cats 6-27-7
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 22-11-12
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 34
EAST
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 15
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 41-24
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach 12-7
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 21
WIFU Edmonton Eskimos 11
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers
WIFU BYE
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28-12-1
WEST
WIFU Edmonton Eskimos 12-18-22
WIFU Edmonton Eskimos 12-30
WIFU Calgary Stampeders 31-7

Grey Cup Championship

November 29

40th Annual Grey Cup Game : Varsity Stadium – Toronto

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Edmonton Eskimos 11 Toronto Argonauts 21
The Toronto Argonauts are the 1952 Grey Cup Champions

1952 Eastern (Interprovincial Rugby Football Union) All-Stars

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

1952 Western (Western Interprovincial Football Union) All-Stars

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

1st Team

2nd Team

1952 Ontario Rugby Football Union All-Stars

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

1952 Canadian Football Awards

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References

  1. "Grey Cup Memories: 1952". CFL.ca. 2005-11-10. Retrieved 2019-10-06.