26th Grey Cup

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26th Grey Cup
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Toronto Argonauts
(6–2)(5–1)
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43007
Toronto Argonauts 0512430
DateDecember 10, 1938
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance18,778

The 26th Grey Cup was played on December 10, 1938, before 18,778 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The Toronto Argonauts defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30 to 7.


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