6th Grey Cup

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6th Grey Cup
Toronto Argonauts Toronto Varsity Blues
(5–1)(3–1)
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Toronto Argonauts 680014
Toronto Varsity Blues 00202
DateDecember 5, 1914
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance10,500

The 6th Grey Cup was played on December 5, 1914, before 10,500 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The Toronto Argonauts defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues 14 to 2.


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Grey Cup Championship game and trophy of the Canadian Football League

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.

1st Grey Cup

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.

The 2nd Grey Cup was played on November 26, 1910, before 12,000 fans at A.A.A. Grounds at Hamilton.

The 3rd Grey Cup was played on November 25, 1911, before 13,687 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

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

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

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.

The 34th Grey Cup was played on November 30, 1946, before 18,960 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

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

The 24th Grey Cup was played on December 5, 1936, before 5,883 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The Canadian Football League's 29th Grey Cup was played on November 29, 1941, before 19,065 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 22nd Grey Cup was played on November 24, 1934, before 8,900 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 18th Grey Cup was played on December 6, 1930, before 3,914 fans at the Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 15th Grey Cup was played on November 26, 1927, before 13,676 fans at the Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 14th Grey Cup was played on December 4, 1926, before 8,276 fans at the Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 9th Grey Cup was played on December 3, 1921, before 9,558 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto. Edmonton was the first western team to challenge for the Grey Cup.

The 8th Grey Cup was played on December 4, 1920, before 10,088 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto.

The 7th Grey Cup was played on November 20, 1915, before 2,808 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto to determine the championship of Canadian football.

The 1914 Toronto Argonauts season was the 31st season for the team since the franchise's inception in 1873. The team finished in second place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–1 record after losing the season series to the Hamilton Tigers, who finished in first place with the same record. The Argonauts would play the Tigers in a two-game playoff series and after tying the first game, they would win the second, becoming the IRFU champions. After defeating the Hamilton Rowing Club in the Eastern Final, the Argonauts advanced to the 6th Grey Cup, which was their third appearance in the championship game in four years. The Argonauts won their first national championship in franchise history over the Toronto Varsity Blues by a score of 14-2. They became the first team to win the Grey Cup after finishing second in their union, after all previous winners had finished first in their respective leagues.