37th Grey Cup
November 26, 1949</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Stadium</th><td> Varsity Stadium</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Location</th><td class="location"> Toronto</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Attendance</th><td> 20,087</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;border-top:1px solid #aaa">
The 37th Grey Cup was played on November 26, 1949 before 20,087 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto. Montreal Alouettes defeated Calgary Stampeders 28-15. Though teams from Montreal had won two Grey Cups, this was the first appearance and victory for the Montreal Alouettes franchise.
Box Score (partial)
Montreal - TD - Virgil Wagner 00 yard run (Ches McCance convert)
Montreal - TD - Herb Trawick 34 yard fumble return (convert no good)
Calgary - Safety - Johnny Aguirre tackled Bob Cunningham in the end zone
This was the third Grey Cup victory for a team from Montreal. In 1931 The Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers won the 19th Grey Cup game. In 1944 St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy won the 32nd Grey Cup game. The Montreal AAA had also won hockey's Stanley Cup in 1893, 1894, 1902 and 1903.