1960 Calgary Stampeders season

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1960 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Otis Douglas (0–2–1) (to August 19)
Jim Finks (0–1–0) (August 20 to August 22)
Steve Owen (6–5–1) (from August 23)
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record6–8–2
Division place3rd, West
Playoff finishLost West Semi-Finals

The 1960 Calgary Stampeders finished in 3rd place in the W.I.F.U. with a 6–8–2 record. They were defeated in the West Semi-Finals by the Edmonton Eskimos.

The 1960 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the seventh season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the third Canadian Football League season.

Calgary Stampeders Canadian football team

The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Stampeders play their home games at McMahon Stadium and are the third-oldest active franchise in the CFL. The Stampeders were officially founded in 1945, although there were clubs operating in Calgary as early as 1909.

Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Football League team

The Edmonton Eskimos are a professional Canadian football team based in Edmonton, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Eskimos play their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium and are the third-youngest franchise in the CFL. The Eskimos were founded in 1949, although there were clubs with the name Edmonton Eskimos as early as 1895. The Eskimos are arguably the most successful CFL franchise of the modern era, having won the league's Grey Cup championship fourteen times, second overall only to the Toronto Argonauts who have won seventeen. This includes a three-peat between 1954 and 1956 and an unmatched five consecutive wins between 1978 and 1982, and most recently in 2015.

Contents

This was the first season at McMahon Stadium for the Stamps.

McMahon Stadium stadium at Calgary, Canada

McMahon Stadium is a Canadian football stadium in Calgary, Alberta. The stadium is owned by the University of Calgary and operated by the McMahon Stadium Society.

Regular season

Season standings

Western Interprovincial Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16142045323928
Edmonton Eskimos 16106031822520
Calgary Stampeders 1668237440414
BC Lions 1659229635612
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1621222054226

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1960 season schedule

1960 preseason

DayDateOpponentScoreAttendance
WednesdayJuly 20, 1960 Edmonton Eskimos W 17–4n/a
WednesdayJuly 27, 1960at Toronto Argonauts L 51–3012,692

1960 regular season

DayDateOpponentScoreAttendance
FridayAugust 12, 1960at Saskatchewan Roughriders T 15–1513,192
MondayAugust 15, 1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 38–2320,450
ThursdayAugust 18, 1960at Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 50–718,389
MondayAugust 22, 1960 BC Lions L 26–19n/a
MondayAugust 29, 1960 Saskatchewan Roughriders W 23–1513,500
MondaySeptember 5, 1960 Edmonton Eskimos L 29–28n/a
SaturdaySeptember 10, 1960at Edmonton Eskimos L 41–1017,993
MondaySeptember 12, 1960at BC Lions T 21–2127,759
MondaySeptember 19, 1960 Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 19–1714,000
SaturdaySeptember 24, 1960 BC Lions W 28–1413,000
MondaySeptember 26, 1960at Saskatchewan Roughriders L 45–35n/a
SaturdayOctober 1, 1960at Winnipeg Blue Bombers L 31–2115,968
WednesdayOctober 5, 1960 Saskatchewan Roughriders W 39–2211,000
SaturdayOctober 8, 1960at Edmonton Eskimos W 31–1115,500
SaturdayOctober 15, 1960 Edmonton Eskimos W 35–1717,000
SaturdayOctober 22, 1960at BC Lions W 22–1029,599

1960 playoffs

Western Conference Semi-Finals (two-game, total points series)

DayDateOpponentScoreAttendance
WednesdayNovember 2, 1960at Edmonton Eskimos L 30–716,018
SaturdayNovember 5, 1960 Edmonton Eskimos L 40–2120,000

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Awards and records

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Ronald L. Stewart is a former professional Canadian football running back for the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League. He played for 13 seasons for the Rough Riders, winning three Grey Cup championships and won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1960. He played college football for the Queen's Golden Gaels.

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References

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  2. "Calgary Stampeders Historical Canadian Football League (CFL) Scores Since 1945". Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2009-06-17.