The Calgary Stampeders’ 1966 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th (in tiebreaker) in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1966 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1966 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 62 64 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 6 9 1 13 227 259 W1 3-3-0
    Home 8 3 4 1 7 121 123 L3 2-3-1
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 106 136 W3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 6 1 11 190 191 W1 3-2-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 37 68 L1 1-3-0

Full 1966 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1966 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.461 2-3-1 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.571 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.531
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.643
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.357

Coaches

Head Coach

More Head Coaches

1966 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 21,000
  • Total: 153,962
  • High: 22,119
  • Avg: 19,245 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1965 Avg: -85
  • Low: 17,906
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 91.64
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,585

More 1966 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 30.38 6.06 -
Average Winning Score 21.67 3.67 -
Average Losing Score 8.78 0.22 -
Average Home Score 15.13 8.13 -
Average Visitor Score 13.25 6.00 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.67 0.50 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.33 0.92 -

Stadium

  • 1966 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 21,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1960 – Opened 1960

More Stadiums

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Calgary 242448 163349 531366 283664 121 (15.1)106 (13.3)227 (14.2)
Opponent 332558 463278 204969 243054 136 (17.0)123 (15.4)259 (16.2)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 4 (2-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 8 (3-4-1) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 6 (4-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (1-8-1)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 9 (0-9-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1966 Player Awards and Nominations

1966 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Don Luzzi, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Wayne Harris, Jr. (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Terry Evanshen (Division Finalist)

Calgary Stampeders 1966 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [BC] Fred James (T) Alberta
1–6 (6) Mike Williams (HB) Loyola
3–6 (24) Bob Howes (C) Queen's
4–6 (33) Mike Gray (HB) Toronto
5–6 (41) Peter Spurr (T) Carleton
6–6 Pass
7–6 Pass
8–6 Pass
9–6 Pass
10–6 Pass

Calgary Stampeders 1966 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DT Don Luzzi, Jr.
ILB Wayne Harris
4 All-Division Selections
E Terry Evanshen
DT Don Luzzi, Jr.
ILB Wayne Harris
DHB Jerry Keeling

* – indicates unanimous selection

See an error? Please send corrections.

Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sat. July 9
EDM 7 @ CGY 13 W 14,245
B 6
Mon. July 18
8:00 PM
CGY 8 @ MTL 15 L 19,052
9
Wed. July 20
CGY 17 @ TOR 13 W 23,335
C 15
Wed. July 27
HAM 29 @ CGY 24 L 16,103
1 19
Wed. Aug. 3
BC 21 @ CGY 3 L 19,536 CTV
2 24
Wed. Aug. 10
CGY 6 @ OTT 13 L 20,375 CTV
28
Sat. Aug. 13
CGY 3 @ HAM 21 L 24,765 CBC
3 29
Wed. Aug. 17
SSK 1 @ CGY 26 W 22,119 CTV
4 34
Tue. Aug. 23
CGY 9 @ WPG 19 L 20,812
36
Sat. Aug. 27
CGY 5 @ EDM 26 L 19,800 CBC
6 41
Mon. Sept. 5
TOR 8 @ CGY 13 W 20,000
7 45
Sat. Sept. 10
CGY 3 @ BC 14 L 27,147 CBC
8 50
Sat. Sept. 17
WPG 8 @ CGY 11 W 18,080
9 55
Sat. Sept. 24
EDM 18 @ CGY 18 T 19,886
10 60
Tue. Sept. 27
CGY 16 @ WPG 9 W 15,107
61
Sat. Oct. 1
MTL 26 @ CGY 15 L 17,906 CBC
11 67
Sat. Oct. 8
CGY 35 @ SSK 18 W 16,392
13 75
Mon. Oct. 17
BC 13 @ CGY 9 L 18,000
14 80
Tue. Oct. 25
SSK 28 @ CGY 26 L 18,435
81
Sat. Oct. 29
CGY 29 @ EDM 16 W 21,000 CBC