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The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1953 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd in the IRFU

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 20 30 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 14 7 7 0 14 266 238 L1 3-3-0
Home 7 4 3 0 8 139 104 W1 3-3-0
Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 127 134 L1 3-3-0

Full 1953 League Standings

Rough Riders 1953 Opponent Appearances and Record

Opponent@ OTTOTT @
Toronto Argonauts (4)1-1-0 (2)2-0-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4)1-1-0 (2)0-2-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (6)2-1-0 (3)1-2-0 (3)

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1953 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 15,000
  • High: 16,000
  • Avg: 14,195 (6 out of 7 games)
  • Variance over 1952 Avg: -834.0
  • Low: 12,000
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 94.63%
  • Variance from League Avg: -1,905

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Stadium

  • 1953 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 16,372
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1955 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st2nd3rd4th
HVTHVTHVTHVT
Ottawa191938393877303969513182
Opponent281846382361194564194867

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Schedule

Week Game Date Time (EDT clock icon ) Result Attendance TV
A 2 Sat. Aug. 15 OTT 11 @ WPG 18 L 15,600
B 3 Mon. Aug. 17 OTT 9 @ EDM 12 L 12,000
1 8 Sat. Aug. 29 OTT 10 @ HAM 14 L 12,000
2 10 Sat. Sept. 5 MTL 6 @ OTT 26 W 12,000
3 13 Sat. Sept. 12 OTT 20 @ TOR 16 W 17,459
4 15 Wed. Sept. 16 MTL 13 @ OTT 22 W
17 Sun. Sept. 20 OTT 21 @ MTL 37 L 16,902
5 19 Sat. Sept. 26 TOR 18 @ OTT 17 L 16,000
6 20 Sat. Oct. 3 HAM 6 @ OTT 31 W 15,500
7 21 Sat. Oct. 10 MTL 24 @ OTT 6 L 15,482
23 Sun. Oct. 11 OTT 18 @ MTL 26 L 15,462
8 25 Sat. Oct. 17 HAM 33 @ OTT 24 L 13,500
9 28 Sun. Oct. 25 OTT 30 @ MTL 15 W 16,115
10 30 Sat. Oct. 31 OTT 20 @ TOR 8 W 20,187
11 31 Sat. Nov. 7 TOR 4 @ OTT 13 W 12,688
12 33 Sat. Nov. 14 OTT 8 @ HAM 18 L 18,000

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