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58th Grey Cup

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58th Grey Cup

58th Grey Cup
Montreal Alouettes Calgary Stampeders
(7-6-1) (9-7-0)
23 10
Head coach: 
Head coach: 
1 2 3 4 Total
Montreal Alouettes 6 3 7 7 23
Calgary Stampeders 7 0 3 0 10
Date November 28, 1970
Stadium Exhibition Stadium
Location Toronto
Most Valuable Player Sonny Wade
Referee Don Barker
Attendance 32,669
Network CBC, CTV, SRC
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The 58th Grey Cup was played on November 28, 1970 before 32,669 fans at Exhibition Stadium at Toronto. The Montreal Alouettes defeated the Calgary Stampeders 23 to 10. The Grey Cup game was dominated by the woeful condition of the field with the turf coming away in chunks.

Box Score

First Quarter

Calgary – TD – Hugh McKinnis 5 yard run (Larry Robinson convert)
Montreal – TD – Ted Alflen 10 yard pass from Moses Denson (convert no good)

Second Quarter

Montreal – FG – George Springate 21 yard Field Goal

Third Quarter

Calgary – FG – Larry Robinson 21 yard Field Goal
Montreal – TD – George Springate convert)

Fourth Quarter

Montreal – TD – Garry Lefebvre 10 yard pass from Sonny Wade (George Springate convert)

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Montreal Alouettes 6 3 7 7 23
Calgary Stampeders 7 0 3 0 10


Both teams had finished third in league play. Montreal was third place in the East Division at 7-6-1, and Calgary was third in the West with a 9-7-0 record.

The Alouettes were coached by former Als great Sam Etcheverry.

Als quarterback Sonny Wade demonstrated the condition of the turf when he hurled a huge chunk of grass out of his way to take a snap. The field condition was described as "disgraceful".

Sonny Wade won the first of his 3 Grey Cup Most Valuable Player awards

National Assembly of Quebec and a college (John Abbott College Cegep) teacher in criminology.

External links

  • 1 minute video of the game

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