Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20 @ Calgary Stampeders 21

Game Details

  • Week 1
  • 2nd Game of Regular Season (10th Overall)
  • Canada Day
  • Wednesday, Jul 1, 1998 10:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, AB
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 29,145
    • Capacity: 37,317
  • Broadcaster:
    • TSN

Game Notes

Game Summary

In the second game of a Canada Day double-header match-up, the retooled Hamilton Tiger-Cats traveled west to McMahon Stadium for a date with the Calgary Stampeders. Hamilton struck early as RB Archie Amerson caught a 3-yard pass from QB Danny McManus at 9:39 of the first quarter. K Paul Osbaldiston’s convert split the uprights and was followed by a 22-yard FG at 2:04 of the second quarter. In the third quarter WR Travis Moore got the Stamps on the scoreboard when he hooked up with QB Jeff Garcia for a 3-yard TD toss at 2:41. K Mark McLoughlin’s convert was good. The Tabbies padded their lead, however, when Amerson caught his second pass of the match from 74 yards out at 3:21. Osbaldiston’s convert made the score 16-7 for the visitors. McLoughlin missed a 35-yard FG at 5:03 but still scored the single which was followed by a 45-yard FG by Osbaldiston at 12:00 to close the scoring in the quarter with Hamilton holding a 12-point lead. The Stamps rallied in the final quarter holding the Ti-Cats scoreless and scoring 13 points of their own led by a pair of FGs by McLoughlin from 47 and 48 yards respectively. Then with 54 seconds remaining in the game, Garcia found Moore in the end zone for his second TD of the match giving the Stamps a 1-point lead and a thrilling come from behind victory to the delight of the 29,145 Calgary faithful.

Source: Game Review, 1998 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1997 and 1998 Calgary and Hamilton Matchups
1997Week 13CGY 25 @ HAM 21
Week 16HAM 13 @ CGY 31
1998Week 1HAM 20 @ CGY 21
Week 15CGY 35 @ HAM 18
The Grey CupCGY 26 vs HAM 24

Stampeders record vs Tiger-Cats (Regular Season)

Last decade (1988 to 1997)
  • at Calgary 9–0–0 (1.000)
  • at Hamilton 7–2–0 (0.778)
  • Calgary Total 16–2–0 (0.889)
All-time (through 1998)
  • at Calgary 20–7–0 (0.741)
  • at Hamilton 16–12–0 (0.571)
  • Calgary Total 36–19–0 (0.655)

Streaks as of July 1, 1998 (Regular Season)

Stampeders streak at home vs Tiger-Cats
Stampeders streak overall vs Tiger-Cats


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Tiger-Cats 7 3 10 0 20
Stampeders 0 0 8 13 21

Tiger-Cats coach: Ron Lancaster (L)
Stampeders coach: Wally Buono (W)

Tiger-Cats (0-1-0) Next vs Blue Bombers Jul 08
Stampeders (1-0-0) Next @ Argonauts Jul 09

Game Time Weather in Calgary, AB

July 1st Hourly Weather Summary for Calgary
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
COP Upper 8:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 14.8°C NNE (170°) at 22 km/h 78% 101.84 kPa
COP Upper 9:00 PM Overcast 13.9°C N (100°) at 0 km/h 84% 101.44 kPa
COP Upper 10:00 PM Overcast 11.5°C NNE (210°) at 11 km/h 85% 101.82 kPa
COP Upper 11:00 PM Overcast 13.1°C N (10°) at 9 km/h 92% 101.86 kPa

Conditions at COP Upper (8.78 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Wind direction, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

League Records Set and Approached in HAM @ CGY
Including known plays over 55 yards

Regular Season
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play -- -- 74 yards Danny McManus
to Archie Amerson (TD)
Longest Reception – Play -- -- 74 yards Archie Amerson
from Danny McManus (TD)


  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)