The Calgary Stampeders’ 1973 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1973 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1973 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 56 75 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 214 368 L1 1-5-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 134 157 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 80 211 L5 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 6 0 12 167 223 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 0 4 0 0 47 145 L4 0-4-0

Full 1973 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1973 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.477 5-1-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.563 0-2-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.281
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.571

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1973 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 28,000
  • Total: 184,249
  • High: 27,188
  • Avg: 23,031 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1972 Avg: +1,763
  • Low: 18,450
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 82.25
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,748

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Team Scoring

19731972 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.38 8.94 -
Average Winning Score 19.67 7.33 -
Average Losing Score 9.60 7.30 -
Average Home Score 16.75 8.13 -
Average Visitor Score 10.00 6.50 -
Average Margin of Victory 6.67 8.67 -
Average Margin of Loss 19.40 3.90 +

Stadium

  • 1973 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 28,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1973 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Calgary 181028 301848 291342 573996 134 (16.8)80 (10.0)214 (13.4)
Opponent 293059 6577142 274875 365692 211 (26.4)157 (19.6)368 (23.0)

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 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (3-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 13 (3-10-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1973 Player Awards and Nominations

1973 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Rudy Linterman (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John Helton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Rudy Linterman (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tom Forzani (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1973 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Mike Logan (QB) Eastern Michigan
2–3 (12) Paul Perras (G) McMaster
3–3 (21) Doug Thompson (RB) Otterbein
4–3 (30) Wanye Dunkley (QB) Toronto
5–3 (39) Roan Kane (WR) Waterloo Lutheran
6–3 (47) Allan Young (G) Montana State
7–3 (55) Lorne Watters (LB) Calgary
8–3 (63) Brock Fownes (G) Carleton
9–3 (70) Dennis Kelly (QB) Simon Fraser

Calgary Stampeders 1973 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DT John Helton
5 All-Division Selections
WR Tom Forzani
C Basil Bark (Tie)
DT John Helton
OLB Roger Goree
DB Frank Andruski

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Wed. July 4
10:00 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 15 L
B 10
Thu. July 12
CGY 10 @ MTL 21 L 12,731
C 12
Wed. July 18
CGY 15 @ EDM 17 L 19,176
D 18
Tue. July 24
TOR 21 @ CGY 16 L 20,101
1 24
Thu. Aug. 2
SSK 15 @ CGY 23 W 25,328
6 49
Thu. Aug. 9
CGY 7 @ WPG 30 L 23,338
2 31
Wed. Aug. 15
WPG 9 @ CGY 18 W 23,287
3 34
Wed. Aug. 22
EDM 24 @ CGY 4 L 27,188
4 38
Tue. Aug. 28
CGY 2 @ BC 9 L 29,132
5 41
Mon. Sept. 3
WPG 24 @ CGY 25 W 21,445
6 47
Sun. Sept. 9
CGY 25 @ SSK 8 W 21,490
7 52
Sat. Sept. 15
CGY 22 @ EDM 33 L 22,919
8 58
Sun. Sept. 23
4:30 PM
BC 12 @ CGY 13 W 26,238 CTVW
10 63
Sun. Sept. 30
HAM 31 @ CGY 29 L 21,258
11 67
Sat. Oct. 6
CGY 10 @ TOR 37 L 33,135
71
Mon. Oct. 8
CGY 0 @ MTL 45 L 22,137
12 73
Sun. Oct. 14
OTT 32 @ CGY 8 L 18,450
13 79
Sun. Oct. 21
CGY 7 @ SSK 34 L 20,379
14 80
Sat. Oct. 27
EDM 10 @ CGY 14 W 21,055
15 84
Sat. Nov. 3
CGY 7 @ BC 15 L 28,479