1958 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Jan. 19, 1958
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Rounds: 5
  • Players selected: 32
Notes

Held on the formation day of the league, the first CFL draft allowed teams to select graduating players from six universities.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 7 / 32 (21.88%) 445
1 4 / 9 (44.44%) 349
2 2 / 9 (22.22%) 62
3 1 / 6 (16.67%) 34
4 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0
5 0 / 3 (0.00%) 0

1958 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 7 / 32 (21.88%) 445 344
Ottawa Rough Riders 3 / 5 (60.00%) 209 166
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 5 (40.00%) 86 75
BC Lions 1 / 3 (33.33%) 103 56
Montreal Alouettes 1 / 4 (25.00%) 47 47
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 / 2 (0.00%) 0 0
Calgary Stampeders 0 / 2 (0.00%) 0 0
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 / 2 (0.00%) 0 0
Edmonton Eskimos 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0
Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0 0

1958 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 8 — HB
  • 8 — T
  • 7 — E
  • 5 — G
  • 2 — C
  • 2 — QB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 10 — McGill
  • 8 — Western Ontario
  • 7 — Toronto
  • 3 — McMaster
  • 3 — Queen's
  • 1 — British Columbia (UBC)

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) SSK Les Sigurdson (T) McGill
1–2 (2) TOR Paul Fedor (E) Queen's
1–3 (3) BC Bill Britton (HB) Western Ontario
1–4 (4) MTL Ron Murphy (E) McGill
1–5 (5) CGY Willie Casanova (HB) Western Ontario
1–6 (6) OTT Russ Jackson (QB) McMaster
1–7 (7) WPG John Saundzelius (HB) McGill
1–8 (8) HAM John Cronin (HB) McGill
1–9 (9) EDM John Tattle (HB) Toronto
Position unconfirmed SSK Leo Konyk (G) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR John Casey (T) Toronto
Position unconfirmed BC George Cummings (T) McMaster
Position unconfirmed MTL Sam Yuska (E) McGill
2–5 (14) CGY Graydon Harrison (G) Queen's
Position unconfirmed OTT John Bennett (E) McGill
2–7 (16) WPG Tom White (T) Western Ontario
2–8 (17) HAM Ray Brown (T) McGill
Position unconfirmed EDM Bill Miller (T) Toronto
Position unconfirmed SSK Merv Shaw (G) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR George Stulac (E) Toronto
Position unconfirmed BC Art Jokanovitch (T) British Columbia (UBC)
Position unconfirmed MTL Frank Loftus (HB) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed CGY Pass
Position unconfirmed OTT Brian Aston (QB) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG Pass
Position unconfirmed HAM Pass
Position unconfirmed EDM Ray Johnston (T) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed SSK Garnett Bertrand (C) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR Neil Desborough (HB) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed BC Pass
Position unconfirmed MTL Bruce Ward (G) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed CGY Pass
Position unconfirmed OTT John Chisholm (C) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG Pass
Position unconfirmed HAM Pass
Position unconfirmed EDM Bill Halverson (G) Queen's
Position unconfirmed SSK Peter Zarry (E) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed TOR Butch Rogers (HB) McMaster
Position unconfirmed BC Pass
Position unconfirmed MTL Pass
Position unconfirmed CGY Pass
Position unconfirmed OTT Dan Nelson (E) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG Pass
Position unconfirmed HAM Pass
Position unconfirmed EDM Pass

Sources

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • Data is unverified (Unconfirmed selections or order)
  • Data needs investigation (Draft order)