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1953 in Canadian football

Canadian Football News in 1953

The Canadian Rugby Union was paid in total of $20,500 by three television stations for the rights to show the Grey Cup game live.

Edmonton's Billy Vessels (RB), became the first player to win the Schenley Award as the Most Outstanding Player Award.

G. Sydney Halter, QC was named as WIFU Commissioner.

Regular season

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points
Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 16 12 4 0 276 157 24
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 8 7 1 243 239 17
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 8 8 0 226 226 16
Calgary Stampeders 16 3 12 1 190 313 7
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 14 8 6 0 292 229 16
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 8 6 0 229 243 16
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