1955 IRFU Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Nov. 25, 1954
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Rounds: 11
  • Players selected: 43
Notes

Teams allowed to select graduating players from five eastern universities — McGill, McMaster, Queen’s, Toronto and Western Ontario.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 15 / 43 (34.88%) 459
1 4 / 4 (100.00%) 252
2 3 / 4 (75.00%) 59
3 2 / 4 (50.00%) 76
4 2 / 4 (50.00%) 11
5 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
6 2 / 4 (50.00%) 46
7 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
8 1 / 4 (25.00%) 10
9 1 / 4 (25.00%) 5
10 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
11 0 / 3 (0.00%) 0

1955 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 15 / 43 (34.88%) 459 78
Toronto Argonauts 6 / 11 (54.55%) 146 64
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5 / 11 (45.45%) 171 0
Montreal Alouettes 2 / 10 (20.00%) 44 0
Ottawa Rough Riders 2 / 11 (18.18%) 98 14

1955 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 9 — HB
  • 7 — E
  • 7 — T
  • 5 — G
  • 5 — Unknown
  • 4 — FW
  • 3 — QB
  • 2 — C
  • 1 — FB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 16 — Toronto
  • 10 — McGill
  • 7 — Queen's
  • 5 — McMaster
  • 5 — Western Ontario

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) OTT   Gino Fracas (HB) Western Ontario
1–2 (2) TOR   Alex Macklin (T) Toronto
1–3 (3) HAM   Don Getty, Sr. (FW) Western Ontario
1–4 (4) MTL   Ernie Darragh (FB) McMaster
2–1 (5) OTT   Bob Pinkney (HB) Toronto
2–2 (6) TOR   Bob Kimoff (HB) Toronto
2–3 (7) HAM   Don Prowse (E) Western Ontario
2–4 (8) MTL   Lionel Quinn (HB) McGill
3–1 (9) OTT   Pete Nicholson (T) Queen's
3–2 (10) TOR   Baz Mackie (T) Toronto
3–3 (11) HAM   Hank Zurek (G) Queen's
3–4 (12) MTL   Bill Stevenson (QB) Toronto
4–1 (13) OTT   George Stulac (E) Toronto
4–2 (14) TOR   Bill Horton (FW) Toronto
4–3 (15) HAM   Jack Cook (E) Queen's
4–4 (16) MTL   Herb English (HB) McGill
5–1 (17) OTT   Larry Henderson (HB) Western Ontario
5–2 (18) TOR   John Pendergast (C) Toronto
5–3 (19) HAM   Jack Pelec McMaster
5–4 (20) MTL   Ed Olszeski (G) McGill
6–1 (21) OTT   Bob Turner (E) Western Ontario
6–2 (22) TOR   Johnny Sopinka (HB) Toronto
6–3 (23) HAM   Bruce Day (E) Toronto
6–4 (24) MTL   Norm Dyson (QB) Queen's
7–1 (25) OTT   Fred Palermo (G) Toronto
7–2 (26) TOR   Jackson Strapp (T) Toronto
7–3 (27) HAM   Murray Howell McMaster
7–4 (28) MTL   Norm Levine McGill
8–1 (29) OTT   Joe O'Brien (G) Queen's
8–2 (30) TOR   Mike Yednoroz McMaster
8–3 (31) HAM   John Wisner (C) Toronto
8–4 (32) MTL   Ross Woods (HB) Toronto
9–1 (33) OTT   Jake Rogers (HB) Toronto
9–2 (34) TOR   Doug Johnson (T) McMaster
9–3 (35) HAM   Wally Mellor (QB) Queen's
9–4 (36) MTL   Ray Ksiazek Toronto
10–1 (37) OTT   Don Marston (E) Queen's
10–2 (38) TOR   Hal Biewald (FW) McGill
10–3 (39) HAM   Tony Miller (E) McGill
10–4 (40) MTL   Don Woods (G) McGill
11–1 (41) OTT   John Hiltz (T) McGill
11–2 (42) TOR   Roger Baikie (FW) McGill
11–3 (43) HAM   Earl Mering (T) McGill
11–4 MTL   Pass  

Sources

Contributors

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