List of Winnipeg Blue Bombers seasons

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This is a complete list of seasons competed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers , a Canadian Football League team. While the team was founded in 1930, they did not join the CFL until it was founded in 1958. Throughout their history, the Blue Bombers have won 11 Grey Cups. They are also the only team in the West Division to have faced off with their fellow West opponents in a Grey Cup, beating BC and Edmonton.

Grey Cup ChampionshipsWest/East Championships*Regular season Championships^
League
Season
Team
Season
LeagueDivisionFinishWinsLossesTiesPlayoffs
Winnipegs
1930 1930 MRFU 2nd040
1931 1931 MRFU2nd130
1932 1932 MRFU2nd231
1933 1933 MRFU*No season playWon Western Semi-Final (Roughriders) 11-1
Won Western Title Game (Altomahs) 15-1
Lost Grey Cup Semi-Final (Argonauts) 13–0
1934 1934 MRFUNo season playLost Western Semi-Final (Roughriders) 8-0
1935 1935 MRFU†*1st^300Won Western Semi-Final (Roughriders) 13-6
Won Western Title Game (Bronks) 7-0
Won Grey Cup (Tigers) 18-12
1936 1936 WIFU 1st^521Lost W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 1-1 series (24-12 points)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1937 1937 WIFU*2nd440Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Bronks) 1-1 series (19-14 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 4-3
1938 1938 WIFU*2nd620Won W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 13-0
Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Bronks) 2-0 series (25-9 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 30-7
1939 1939 WIFU†*1st^1020Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Bronks) 1-1 series (35-20 points)
Won Grey Cup (Rough Riders) 8-7
1940 1940 WIFU*1st^620Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Bronks) 2-0 series (30-2 points)
Were refused to enter Grey Cup game by the Canadian Rugby Union.
1941 1941 WIFU†*1st^620Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Roughriders) 2-1 series (32-22 points)
Won Grey Cup (Rough Riders) 18-16
1942 1942season cancelled (World War II)
1943 1943season cancelled (World War II)
1944 1944season cancelled (World War II)
1945 1945 WIFU*No season playWon W.I.F.U. Finals (Stampeders) 9-6
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 35-0
1946 1946 WIFU*2nd530Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Stampeders) 1-1 series (30-21 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 28-5
1947 1947 WIFU*1st^530Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Stampeders) 2-1 series (29-22 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 10-9
1948 1948 WIFU3rd390
1949 1949 WIFU4th2120
1950 1950 WIFU*1st^1040Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 2-1 series (67-35 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Argonauts) 13-0
1951 1951 WIFU3rd860Lost W.I.F.U. Semi-Final (Eskimos) 4-1
1952 1952 WIFU1st^1231Lost W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 1–2 series (51–52 points)
1953 1953 WIFU*3rd880Won W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 1-1 series (60-23 points)
Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 2-1 series (58–66 points)
Won Grey Cup Semi-Final (Balmy Beach Beachers) 24-4
Lost Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 12-6
1954 1954 WIFU3rd862Won W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 1-0-1 series (27-25 points)
Lost W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 1–2 series (20–25 points)
1955 1955 WIFU3rd790Won W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 1-1 series (24-16 points)
Lost W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 0–2 series (12–55 points)
1956 1956 WIFU3rd970Lost W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Roughriders) 1-1 series (26–50 points)
1957 1957 WIFU*2nd1240Won W.I.F.U. Semi-Finals (Stampeders) 1-0-1 series (28-16 points)
Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 2-1 series (40-14 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 32-7
1958 1958 CFL W.I.F.U.*1st^1330Won W.I.F.U. Finals (Eskimos) 2-1 series (60-44 points)
Won Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 35-28
1959 1959 CFLW.I.F.U.*1st^1240Won West Finals (Eskimos) 2-0 series (35-19 points)
Won Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 21-7
1960 1960 CFLW.I.F.U.1st^1420Lost West Finals (Eskimos) 1–2 series (29–30 points)
1961 1961 CFLWest*1st^1330Won West Finals (Stampeders) 2-0 series (57-15 points)
Won Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 21-14
1962 1962 CFLWest*1st^1150Won West Finals (Stampeders) 2-1 series (45-38 points)
Won Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 28-27
1963 1963 CFLWest4th790
1964 1964 CFLWest5th1141
1965 1965 CFLWest*2nd1150Won West Semi-Final (Roughriders) 15-9
Won West Final (Stampeders) 2-1 series (43–50 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 22-16
1966 1966 CFLWest2nd871Won West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 16-8
Lost West Final (Roughriders) 0–2 series (26–35 points)
1967 1967 CFLWest4th4120
1968 1968 CFLWest5th3130
1969 1969 CFLWest5th3121
1970 1970 CFLWest5th2140
1971 1971 CFLWest3rd781Lost West Semi-Final (Roughriders) 34-23
1972 1972 CFLWest1st^1060Lost West Finals (Roughriders) 27-24
1973 1973 CFLWest5th4111
1974 1974 CFLWest4th880
1975 1975 CFLWest3rd682Lost West Semi-Final (Roughriders) 42-24
1976 1976 CFLWest2nd1060Lost West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 14-12
1977 1977 CFLWest3rd1060Lost West Semi-Final (Lions) 33-32
1978 1978 CFLWest3rd970Lost West Semi-Final (Stampeders) 38-4
1979 1979 CFLWest4th4120
1980 1980 CFLWest2nd1060Won West Semi-Final (Stampeders) 32-14
Lost West Final (Eskimos) 34-24
1981 1981 CFLWest2nd1150Lost West Semi-Final (Lions) 15-11
1982 1982 CFLWest2nd1150Won West Semi-Final (Stampeders) 24-3
Lost West Final (Eskimos) 24-21
1983 1983 CFLWest2nd970Won West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 49-22
Lost West Final (Lions) 39-21
1984 1984 CFLWest*2nd1141Won West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 55-20
Won West Final (Lions) 31-14
Won Grey Cup (Tiger-Cats) 47-17
1985 1985 CFLWest2nd1240Won West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 22-15
Lost West Final (Lions) 42-22
1986 1986 CFLWest3rd1170Lost West Semi-Final (Lions) 21-14
1987 1987 CFLEast1st^1260Lost East Final (Argonauts) 19-3
1988 1988 CFLEast*2nd990Won East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 35-28
Won East Final (Argonauts) 27-11
Won Grey Cup (Lions) 22-21
1989 1989 CFLEast3rd7110Won East Semi-Final (Argonauts) 30-7
Lost East Final (Tiger-Cats) 14-10
1990 1990 CFLEast*1st^1260Won East Final (Argonauts) 20-17
Won Grey Cup (Eskimos) 50-11
1991 1991 CFLEast2nd990Won East Semi-Final (Rough Riders) 26-8
Lost East Final (Argonauts) 42-3
1992 1992 CFLEast*1st^1170Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 59-11
Lost Grey Cup (Stampeders) 24-10
1993 1993 CFLEast*1st^1440Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 20-19
Lost Grey Cup (Eskimos) 33-23
1994 1994 CFLEast1st^1350Won East Semi-Final (Rough Riders) 26-16
Lost East Final (Baltimore CFLers) 14-12
1995 1995 CFLNorth5th7110Lost South Semi-Final (Stallions) 36-21
1996 1996 CFLWest3rd990Lost West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 68-7
1997 1997 CFLEast3rd4140
1998 1998 CFLEast4th3150
1999 1999 CFLEast4th6120
2000 2000 CFLEast3rd7101Won East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 22-20
Lost East Final (Alouettes) 35-24
2001 2001 CFLEast*1st^1440Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 28-13
Lost Grey Cup (Stampeders) 27-19
2002 2002 CFLWest2nd1260Won West Semi-Final (Lions) 30-3
Lost West Final (Eskimos) 33-30
2003 2003 CFLWest2nd1170Lost West Semi-Final (Roughriders) 37-21
2004 2004 CFLWest4th7110
2005 2005 CFLWest5th5130
2006 2006 CFLEast3rd990Lost East Semi-Final (Argonauts) 31-27
2007 2007 CFLEast*2nd1071Won East Semi-Final (Alouettes) 24-22
Won East Final (Argonauts) 19-9
Lost Grey Cup (Roughriders) 23-19
2008 2008 CFLEast2nd8100Lost East Semi-Final (Eskimos) 29-21
2009 2009 CFLEast3rd7110
2010 2010 CFLEast4th4140
2011 2011 CFLEast*1st^1080Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 19-3
Lost Grey Cup (Lions) 34-23
2012 2012 CFLEast3rd6120
2013 2013 CFLEast4th3150
2014 2014 CFLWest5th7110
2015 2015 CFLWest4th5130
2016 2016 CFLWest3rd1170Lost West Semi-Final (Lions) 32-31
2017 2017 CFLWest2nd1260Lost West Semi-Final (Eskimos) 39-32
2018 2018 CFLWest3rd1080Won West Semi-Final (Roughriders) 23-18
Lost West Final (Stampeders) 22-14
2019 2019 CFLWest*3rd1170Won West Semi-Final (Stampeders) 35-14
Won West Final (Roughriders) 20-13
Won Grey Cup (Hamilton Tiger-Cats) 33-12
Regular Season Totals (1930–2019)66261815
Playoff Totals (1930–2019)69542
Grey Cup Totals (1930–2019)1114

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