The 1960 Canadian Football League season
is considered to be the 7th season in modern-day Canadian football
, although it is officially the 3rd Canadian Football League season.
CFL News in 1960
The IRFU changed its name to become the Eastern Football Conference
allowed unlimited blocking on interception returns.
The Calgary Stampeders
moved into McMahon Stadium
on Monday, August 15, after it took only 103 days to be built.
On September 14, four of the six directors of the Montreal Alouettes
abruptly resigned their positions. The resignations of Lucien Beauregard, Morgan N. Johnston, David C. McConnell and W. Heard Wert left only owner-president Ted Workman
and general manager-coach Perry Moss
on the board.
Rosters were reduced from 40 players to 34 on September 15.Ottawa's Ron Stewart
rushed for 287 yards on 16 carries in a game in Montreal against the Alouettes on Monday, October 10. He rushed for four touchdowns, one in each quarter, on runs of 39, 51, 51 and 37 yards. He broke the single-game record of 217 yards held previously by Hamilton's Gerry McDougall
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers
honored their 11-year veteran guard with "Buddy Tinsley
Night" at half-time during their Thursday, October 13, 1960 game versus the BC Lions
. The Winnipeg crowd of 16,773 was delighted when Tinsley lined up at fullback and took a hand-off from quarterback Kenny Ploen
over from the BC one-yard line for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
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