1950 in Canadian Football

1950 In Canadian Football

The Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats merged to form the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Regina franchise officially changed their name to become the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday, April 1.

The WIFU allowed the third place team in the standings to be qualified for a playoff berth. The first professional playoff game was played at night under lights – Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Edmonton Eskimos. The 38th Grey Cup, nicknamed "The Mud Bowl", was held at Toronto's Varsity Stadium with an attendance of 27,101.

Read more about 1950 In Canadian Football:  1950 Eastern (Combined IRFU & ORFU) All-Stars, 1950 Western Interprovincial Football Union All-Stars, 1950 Ontario Rugby Football Union All-Stars, 1950 Canadian Football Awards

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