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1959 BC Lions season
Head coach Wayne Robinson
Home field Empire Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place 3rd, West
Playoff finish Lost West Semi-Finals
Uniform
CFL Jersey BCL1956.png
Timeline
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1958 1960

The 1959 BC Lions finished the season in 3rd place in the West Division with a 9–7 record and made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. They appeared in the West Semi-Final.

Contents

Regular season

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Season Standings

CFL West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 12 4 0 418 272 24
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 6 0 370 221 20
BC Lions 16 9 7 0 306 301 18
Calgary Stampeders 16 8 8 0 356 301 16
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 1 15 0 212 567 2

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Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 42–20 Loss 0–1
2 Edmonton Eskimos 12–0 Win 1–1
3 Saskatchewan Roughriders 36–21 Win 2–1
4 Calgary Stampeders 29–17 Loss 2–2
5 Edmonton Eskimos 8–7 Win 3–2
6 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34–23 Loss 3–3
7 Saskatchewan Roughriders 35–17 Win 4–3
8 Calgary Stampeders 14–8 Win 5–3
9 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 17–6 Win 6–3
10 Edmonton Eskimos 29–7 Loss 6–4
11 Calgary Stampeders 28–10 Win 7–4
12 Saskatchewan Roughriders 15–14 Loss 7–5
13 Edmonton Eskimos 38–14 Loss 7–6
14 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31–6 Loss 7–7
15 Saskatchewan Roughriders 45–6 Win 8–7
16 Calgary Stampeders 10–8 Win 9–7

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Playoffs

SEMI-FINALS

Western Semi-Finals - Game 1
Edmonton Eskimos @ BC Lions
Date Away Home
November 4? Edmonton Eskimos 20 BC Lions 8
Western Semi-Finals - Game 2
BC Lions @ Edmonton Eskimos
Date Away Home
November 7? BC Lions 7 Edmonton Eskimos 41
  • Edmonton won the total-point series by 61-15. The Eskimos will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Finals.

1959 CFL Awards

None

References

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. http://www.webcitation.org/5iRG3BSIf. Retrieved 2009-07-01.  
  2. ^ "BC Lions All-Time Canadian Football League (CFL) Records". Archived from the original on 2009-05-07. http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1241720832005404. Retrieved 2009-03-08.  

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