NFL v CFL Preseason Games 1950-1969
|Date||Location||NFL Team||CFL Team|
|12.08.50||Ottawa, Canada||New York Giants||27||Ottawa Rough Riders||6|
|11.08.51||Ottawa, Canada||New York Giants||41||Ottawa Rough Riders||18|
|05.08.59||Toronto, Canada||Chicago Cardinals||55||Toronto Argonauts||26|
|03.08.60||Toronto, Canada||Pittsburgh Steelers||43||Toronto argonauts||16|
|15.08.60||Toronto, Canada||Chicago Bears||16||New York Giants *||7|
|02.08.61||Toronto, Canada||St. Louis Cardinals||36||Toronto Argonauts||7|
|05.08.61||Montreal, Canada||Chicago Bears||34||Montreal Alouettes||16|
|08.08.61||Hamilton, Canada||Buffalo Bills||21||Hamilton Tiger-Cats||38|
|25.08.69||Montreal, Canada||Detroit Lions||22||Boston Patriots *||9|
|11.09.69||Montreal, Canada||Pittsburgh Steelers||17||New York Giants *||13|
Between 1950 and 1969 the National Football League played 10 matches in Canada, seven of them against Canadian Football League Opposition. These games were during the NFL preseason, but in the middle of the CFL season. Hamilton Tiger-Cats were the only Canadian team to record a victory – 38-21 versus Buffalo Bills.
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 Kids Encyclopedia facts | Kiddle (2019) Canadian Football League League facts for Kids [Internet] Available from: https://kids.kiddle.co/images/a/a3/CFL_Logo_1960%27s.png [Accessed 9 June 2019]
 Pro Football Reference (2019) 1960 NFL Team Standings & Stats [Internet] Available from: http://ssref.net/scripts/image_resize.cgi?min=200&url=https://d2p3bygnnzw9w3.cloudfront.net/req/201905281/tlogo/pfr/NFL-1960.png [Accessed 9 June 2019]
Thanks to Robert Burns, Steve Hearn, Anton Pippo O’Grady, John Wills, John Morahan & John Kane.
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