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ON A GRAY DAY THE GREY CUP

Dec. 07, 1959
Dec. 07, 1959

Table of Contents
Dec. 7, 1959

Basketball Schedules
Footloose Sportsman
Seven Shockers
The Old Quarterback
Boxing's Hunt
Jump Spin Around
Cards
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

ON A GRAY DAY THE GREY CUP

Canadians are indulgent when their southerly neighbors talk about which game is "The Game." They know they have it in the annual Grey Cup football clash between the champions of East and West—an event awaited like a benevolent cataclysm. Last week it came again, on a cold gray day in Toronto, and for the third year in a row the contenders were the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger Cats (a cup monopoly that makes fans elsewhere mutter "break 'em up"). Toronto hotels removed lobby furniture, and papers spoke of "the great madness." Peak of the week came Saturday when 33,000 saw favored Winnipeg rally to win 21-7. "Now," mourned an exhausted fan, "what is there to talk about for the rest of the year?"

This is an article from the Dec. 7, 1959 issue Original Layout

PHOTOWITH EYES OF CANADA UPON HIM, HAMILTON'S ED MACON DEFLECTS TOUCHDOWN PASS INTENDED FOR WINNIPEG'S ERNIE PITTSPHOTOVANCOUVER'S PERT ANNA FINLAYSON, 18, WAS MISS GREY CUP