39th Grey Cup

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39th Grey Cup
Saskatchewan Roughriders Ottawa Rough Riders
(8–6) (7–5)
14 21
Head coach: 
Head coach: 
1 2 3 4 Total
Saskatchewan Roughriders 2 0 0 12 14
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 6 7 2 21
Date November 24, 1951
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance 27,341

The 39th Grey Cup was the Canadian Football League's championship game of the 1951 season, played on November 24, 1951.

The Ottawa Rough Riders defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders 21 to 14 at Toronto's Varsity Stadium before a crowd of 27,341 fans in the first Grey Cup match-up between the two similarly named teams.

Game summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders (14) - TDs, Jack Nix, Sully Glasser; cons., Red Ettinger (2); singles, Glenn Dobbs (2).

Ottawa Rough Riders (21) - TDs, Benny MacDonnel, Pete Karpuk, Alton Baldwin; cons., Bob Gain (3); singles, Bruce Cummings (2), Tom O'Malley.

External links

  • "Grey Cup: 1951". Canadian Football League. Archived from the original on 2010-12-13.
  • "The Grey Cup 1909-2009" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-02.
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