1952 IRFU Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: April 6, 1952
  • Location: Ottawa, ON
  • Rounds: 5
  • Players selected: 19
Notes

The IRFU held the first amateur draft, selecting graduating players from five eastern universities — McGill, McMaster, Queen’s, Toronto and Western Ontario.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 13 / 19 (68.42%) 335
1 4 / 4 (100.00%) 190
2 3 / 4 (75.00%) 44
3 1 / 4 (25.00%) 11
4 3 / 4 (75.00%) 17
5 2 / 3 (66.67%) 73

1952 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 13 / 19 (68.42%) 335 180
Ottawa Rough Riders 5 / 5 (100.00%) 115 92
Toronto Argonauts 3 / 4 (75.00%) 41 36
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 / 5 (60.00%) 72 40
Montreal Alouettes 2 / 5 (40.00%) 107 12

1952 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 7 — HB
  • 4 — OL
  • 2 — C
  • 2 — MW
  • 2 — OW
  • 1 — E
  • 1 — QB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 7 — Toronto
  • 4 — McGill
  • 3 — McMaster
  • 3 — Western Ontario
  • 2 — Queen's

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) MTL Harry Lampman (OL) Queen's
1–2 (2) HAM Bill Berezowski (C) McMaster
1–3 (3) OTT Bob Garside (HB) Toronto
1–4 (4) TOR Marsh Hames (MW) Toronto
2–1 (5) MTL Dawson Tilley (OL) McGill
2–2 (6) HAM Mel Hawkridge (HB) McMaster
2–3 (7) OTT Walt Bashak (MW) McMaster
2–4 (8) TOR Al Dancy (C) Toronto
3–1 (9) MTL Gene Robillard (HB) McGill
3–2 (10) HAM Bob McMonagle (HB) Western Ontario
3–3 (11) OTT Alex Lawson (QB) Toronto
3–4 (12) TOR Ross McKelvey (HB) Queen's
4–1 (13) MTL Bob McLelland (OL) McGill
4–2 (14) HAM Gerry Fitzgerald (OW) Western Ontario
4–3 (15) OTT Al Brown, Jr. (OW) Toronto
4–4 (16) TOR Jack Roberts (OL) Toronto
5–1 (17) MTL Ken Wagner (HB) McGill
5–2 (18) HAM Don Beatty (E) Western Ontario
5–3 (19) OTT Bob Rumball (HB) Toronto
5–4 TOR Pass

Sources

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • No notices for this draft.