25th Grey Cup

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25th Grey Cup
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Toronto Argonauts
(4–4)(5–1)
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11013
Toronto Argonauts 31004
DateDecember 11, 1937
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance11,522

The 25th Grey Cup was played on December 11, 1937, before 11,522 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The Toronto Argonauts defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 to 3.

Until 2021, this was the latest in the calendar year that any Grey Cup was played - the record is expected to be broken by the 108th Grey Cup which is scheduled to be played on December 12 due to the 2021 CFL season being delayed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.


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