1962 CFL season

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1962 CFL season
Regular season
DurationJune – October, 1962
Playoffs
Start dateNovember 10, 1962
East Champions Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1962-11-26
West Champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1962-11-24
50th Grey Cup
DateDecember 1 & 2, 1962
Site Exhibition Stadium, Toronto
ChampionsWinnipeg Blue Bombers
  1961 CFL seasons 1963  

The 1962 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the ninth season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the fifth Canadian Football League season.

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CFL News in 1962

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame was established in Hamilton.

The 50th Grey Cup game, nicknamed "The Fog Bowl", was postponed due to fog on Saturday, December 1. The final 9 minutes and 29 seconds was played on Sunday as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 28–27 to win their third championship in four years.

This was the most recent CFL season with average attendance of under 20,000 spectators per game.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

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

Western Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16115038529122
Calgary Stampeders 1696135233519
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1687126833617
BC Lions 1679034634214
Edmonton Eskimos 1669131034613
Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1494135828619
Ottawa Rough Riders 1467133930213
Montreal Alouettes 1447330830911
Toronto Argonauts 1441002593788
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Winnipeg and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1962

Conference Semi-Finals

Western Semi-Finals
Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Calgary Stampeders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 10 Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 Calgary Stampeders 25
2November 12 Calgary Stampeders 18 Saskatchewan Roughriders 7
Calgary won the total-point series 43–7
Eastern Semi-Finals
Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Rough Riders
DateAwayHome
November 10 Montreal Alouettes 18 Ottawa Rough Riders 17

Conference Finals

Western-Finals
Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Calgary Stampeders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 17 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 14 Calgary Stampeders 20
2November 21 Calgary Stampeders 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19
3November 24 Calgary Stampeders 7 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12
Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2–1
Eastern Finals
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes
GameDateAwayHome
1November 17 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28 Montreal Alouettes 17
2November 24 Montreal Alouettes 21 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30
Hamilton won total-point series 58–38

Playoff bracket

 Division Semifinals  Division Finals   50th Grey Cup
              
 East  E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 58
(28+30)
 
 E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 7  E3 Montreal Alouettes 38
(17+21)
  
 E3 Montreal Alouettes 18    E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27
   W1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28
 West  W1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2
(14,19,12)
  
 W2 Calgary Stampeders 43
(25+18)
  W2 Calgary Stampeders 1
(20,11,7)
 
 W3 Saskatchewan Roughriders 7
(0+7)
 

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Grey Cup Championship

December 1 & December 2

50th Annual Grey Cup Game: Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are the 1962 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders

1962 CFL All-Stars

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1962 Eastern All-Stars

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1962 Western All-Stars

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1962 CFL Awards

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References

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