33rd Grey Cup

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33rd Grey Cup
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Toronto Argonauts
(0–0)(5–1)
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Toronto Argonauts 120121135
DateDecember 1, 1945
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance18,660

The 33rd Grey Cup was played on December 1, 1945, before 18,660 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The Toronto Argonauts defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 35 to 0.


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The Grey Cup is the name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing in the namesake championship of professional Canadian football. It is contested between the winners of the CFL's East and West Divisional playoffs and is one of Canadian television's largest annual sporting events. The Toronto Argonauts have the most Grey Cup wins (17) since its introduction in 1909, while the Edmonton Eskimos have the most Grey Cup wins (11) since the creation of the CFL in 1958. The latest, the 107th Grey Cup, took place in Calgary, Alberta, on November 24, 2019, when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–12.

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The 1st Grey Cup game was played on December 4, 1909, between the Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union champion University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ontario Rugby Football Union champion Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club. The University of Toronto won the game, 26-6. While the Canadian Dominion Football Championship had been contested since 1884, this was the first such game that was awarded a trophy. This was the University of Toronto's third Dominion Championship and their fifth appearance in the national championship game. This was Toronto Parkdale's first appearance in a Dominion Championship game.

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The 30th Grey Cup was played on December 5, 1942, before 12,455 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 35th Grey Cup was played on November 29, 1947, before 18,885 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

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