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 11 / 43 (25.58%) 428
1 3 / 4 (75.00%) 247
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 1 / 4 (25.00%) 35
7 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
8 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
9 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
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 11 / 43 (25.58%) 428 78
Toronto Argonauts 5 / 11 (45.45%) 141 64
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 / 11 (27.27%) 150 0
Ottawa Rough Riders 2 / 11 (18.18%) 98 14
Montreal Alouettes 1 / 10 (10.00%) 39 0

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 Wismer (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

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

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