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55th Grey Cup

55th Grey Cup

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats</font>
1234 Total
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 71007 24
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1000 1
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December 2, 1967</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Stadium</th><td> Frank Clair Stadium</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Location</th><td class="location"> Ottawa</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Most Valuable Player</th><td> Joe Zuger</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Attendance</th><td> 31,358</td></tr><tr><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;background:#efefef">Broadcasters</th></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Network</th><td> CBC, CTV, SRC</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;border-top:1px solid #aaa">

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The 55th Grey Cup was played between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders on December 2, 1967, at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, before 31,358 fans and was won by the Tiger-Cats by a score of 24 to 1.

Box Score

First Quarter

Hamilton – TD – Joe Zuger 3 yard run (Tommy Joe Coffey convert)
Saskatchewan – Rouge – Alan Ford 87 yard punt

Second Quarter

Hamilton – TD – Ted Watkins 72 yard pass from Joe Zuger (Tommy Joe Coffey convert)
Hamilton - Rouge - Tommy Joe Coffey 42 yard missed field goal
Hamilton - Rouge - Joe Zuger 00 yard punt
Hamilton - Rouge - Joe Zuger 00 yard punt

Fourth Quarter

Hamilton - Rouge - Joe Zuger 00 yard punt
Hamilton – TD – Billy Ray Locklin 43 yard fumble return (convert missed)

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Hamilton Tiger Cats 7 10 0 7 24
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 0 0 0 1

Game characteristics

Joe Zuger, Hamilton's quarterback, was named the game's Grey Cup Most Valuable Player.[1]

The game marked the sixth consecutive game in the season that the Ticats held their opponents without a touchdown.

Alan Ford's 87 yard punt, on a quick kick, is the longest in Grey Cup history.[2]

References

  1. ^ Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.490, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  2. ^ "Grey Cup Almanac - Individual Kicking Records". CBC Sports. 2006-11-01. Retrieved 2010-04-27. 

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