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: 
1234 Total
Saskatchewan Roughriders 20012 14
Ottawa Rough Riders 6672 21
DateNovember 24, 1951
StadiumVarsity Stadium

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 21–14 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[edit]

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

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

External links[edit]

  • "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.