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 17 / 19 (89.47%) 409
1 4 / 4 (100.00%) 196
2 4 / 4 (100.00%) 63
3 3 / 4 (75.00%) 53
4 3 / 4 (75.00%) 17
5 3 / 3 (100.00%) 80

1952 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 17 / 19 (89.47%) 409 188
Ottawa Rough Riders 5 / 5 (100.00%) 120 92
Toronto Argonauts 4 / 4 (100.00%) 74 36
Montreal Alouettes 4 / 5 (80.00%) 126 12
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 4 / 5 (80.00%) 89 48

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 Hawkrigg (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

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