|1958 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season|
|Head coach||Bud Grant|
|Home field||Winnipeg Stadium|
|Division place||1st, WIFU|
|Playoff finish||Won Grey Cup|
The 1958 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 1st place in the WIFU division with a 13–3 record. In a rematch of the previous season's Grey Cup Final, the Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to win the 46th Grey Cup, and their first since 1941.
|A||July 29||at Montreal Alouettes||40–7||Loss||0–1|
|A||July 31||at Toronto Argonauts||22–15||Loss||0–2|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||16||13||3||0||361||182||26|
|1||Aug 14||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||29–21||Win||1–0|
|2||Aug 21||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||21–13||Loss||1–1|
|2||Aug 25||at Edmonton Eskimos||15–8||Win||2–1|
|3||Aug 28||vs. BC Lions||31–1||Win||3–1|
|3||Sept 1||at Calgary Stampeders||11–3||Loss||3–2|
|4||Sept 6||vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||27–6||Win||4–2|
|5||Sept 13||at Calgary Stampeders||20–7||Win||5–2|
|5||Sept 15||at BC Lions||18–9||Win||6–2|
|6||Sept 20||vs. Calgary Stampeders||36–9||Win||7–2|
|7||Sept 29||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||43–13||Win||8–2|
|8||Oct 4||at Edmonton Eskimos||21–15||Win||9–2|
|8||Oct 6||at Saskatchewan Roughriders||14–13||Win||10–2|
|9||Oct 11||vs. BC Lions||10–8||Loss||10–3|
|10||Oct 20||vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||21–15||Win||11–3|
|11||Oct 27||vs. Calgary Stampeders||37–10||Win||12–3|
|13||Nov 1||at BC Lions||24–14||Win||13–3|
|West Final #1||Nov 15||at Edmonton Eskimos||30–7||Win|
|West Final #2||Nov 19||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||30–7||Loss|
|West Final #3||Nov 22||vs. Edmonton Eskimos||23–7||Win|
|46th Grey Cup||Nov 29||Hamilton Tiger-Cats||35–28||Win|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||0||20||7||8||35|
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are currently members of the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). They play their home games at IG Field after many years of playing at the since demolished Canad Inns Stadium.
Danny McManus is a retired professional American football and Canadian football quarterback who passed for over 50,000 yards in seventeen seasons in the Canadian Football League and currently serves as the Assistant General Manager and Director for US Scouting for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played every season in the league from 1990 to 2006, as a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and finally with the Calgary Stampeders. As of 2007, his all-time CFL passing yardage is third most next to Damon Allen and Anthony Calvillo, and he works as a colour analyst for TSN's CFL broadcasts, having previously appeared as a guest analyst on the CFL on CBC late in his playing career. On December 2, 2013, McManus was named the Assistant General Manager and Director of U.S. Scouting for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Previous to that, he served as the director of scouting for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers were once again permitted to challenge for the Grey Cup following a rule dispute a year earlier. In a meeting of the previous two Grey Cup champions, the Blue Bombers prevailed, sending the coveted mug west for the third time.
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.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the annual Grey Cup in 1953.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Grey Cup.
Herbert "Herb" William Gray was an All-American from the University of Texas who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1956 to 1965.
Kenneth "Ken" Ploen [PLAYN], is a former star quarterback in American college football and for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
The 46th Grey Cup was the championship game of the 1958 season of the Canadian Football League on November 29, 1958. The game was played in Vancouver's Empire Stadium before a crowd of 36,567. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35-28. This was the first Grey Cup game to be played under the aegis of the newly formed Canadian Football League.
The 53rd Grey Cup, also known as the Wind Bowl, was hosted at CNE Stadium in Toronto on November 27, 1965. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22-16.
The Hugo Ross Trophy was named after a Winnipeg real estate broker, Hugo Ross, who donated the championship trophy to the Western Canada Rugby Football Union (WCRFU). Hugo Ross died a year earlier in April 1912, as he was one of many who drowned in the sinking of RMS Titanic.
The 76th Grey Cup was the 1988 Canadian Football League championship game that was played at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, between the BC Lions and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Blue Bombers defeated the favoured Lions 22–21. This was the first Grey Cup game between two teams from west of Ontario, and the first to be won by a team which had only a .500 season.
The 72nd Grey Cup was the 1984 Canadian Football League championship game, played at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Blue Bombers dominated the Tiger-Cats in a 47–17 victory.
The 81st Grey Cup was the 1993 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, Alberta. The Eskimos defeated the Blue Bombers 33–23 to win the Grey Cup.
Stan Mikawos is a former Canadian football player. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Mikawos played college football at North Dakota. He played professional football in the Canadian Football League as a defensive tackle for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1982 to 1996. During his time with the Blue Bombers, the team won three Grey Cup championships in 1984, 1988 and 1990. In the 1984 Grey Cup game, Mikawos recovered a fumble and ran 22 yards for a touchdown to give the Bombers a 24-17 lead. He was inducted into the Winnipeg Football Club Hall of Fame in 2000. Mikawos currently resides in Los Cabos, Mexico, where he sells timeshares.
Tom Burgess is a former all-star quarterback in the Canadian Football League (CFL).
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Shayne Gauthier is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 28th overall in the fourth round of the 2016 CFL Draft by the Blue Bombers. He played CIS football for the Laval Rouge et Or. Gauthier was primarily a special teams player for the Blue Bombers from 2016 to present. During the 2019 West Division Final against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Gauthier made a shoestring tackle to save a touchdown during a trick punt return, this helped send the Blue Bombers to the 107th Grey Cup.