The Calgary Stampeders’ 1974 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1974 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1974 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 51 80 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 287 307 L1 3-3-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 172 134 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 115 173 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 3 9 0 6 212 240 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 75 67 W3 3-1-0

Full 1974 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1974 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.555 2-4-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 2-0-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.438
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.625
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Jim Wood (Oct. 15, 1973 – Sept. 22, 1975)

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1974 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 28,000
  • Total: 171,686
  • High: 26,200
  • Avg: 21,460 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1973 Avg: -1,570
  • Low: 18,555
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 76.65
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,594

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Team Scoring

19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.13 0.75 +
Average Winning Score 27.17 7.50 +
Average Losing Score 12.40 2.80 +
Average Home Score 21.50 4.75 +
Average Visitor Score 14.38 4.38 +
Average Margin of Victory 14.00 7.33 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.40 9.00 -

Stadium

  • 1974 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 60464 253560 374683 503080 172 (21.5)115 (14.4)287 (17.9)
Opponent 284169 4958107 243761 333770 173 (21.6)134 (16.8)307 (19.2)

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

Calgary Stampeders 1974 Player Awards and Nominations

1974 Most Outstanding
  • Player — John Helton (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — John Helton (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Harold Holton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Rudy Linterman (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Harold Holton (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1974 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Henry Janssen (TE) Western Ontario
1–7 (7) [MTL] Fraser MacDonald (LB) Saint Mary's
2–3 (12) Morris Cousineau (LB) Windsor
3–3 (21) Brian Hedges (T) Carleton
4–3 (30) Donn Sommerfeldt (LB) Whitworth
5–3 (39) Len Bzdel (E) Saskatchewan
6–3 (48) Steve Fudge (E) Mount Allison
7–3 (57) Ron Southwick (DE) McMaster
8–3 (66) Bruce Morris (HB) Guelph
9–3 (74) Art Carefoote (T) Guelph

Calgary Stampeders 1974 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DT John Helton
OLB Roger Goree
5 All-Division Selections
WR Rudy Linterman (Tie)
WR Tom Forzani
DT John Helton
OLB Roger Goree
DB Howard Starks

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. July 3
OTT 29 @ CGY 20 L 18,000
B 9
Tue. July 9
CGY 16 @ SSK 19 L
C 13
Fri. July 12
CGY 1 @ MTL 17 L 8,604
D 17
Thu. July 18
EDM 15 @ CGY 14 L
1 21
Thu. July 25
CGY 20 @ BC 23 L 22,879
2 25
Wed. July 31
10:00 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 18 L 22,000
3 28
Mon. Aug. 5
CGY 6 @ EDM 20 L 21,696
4 34
Wed. Aug. 14
10:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 20 W 20,100 CTVW
5 39
Wed. Aug. 21
SSK 10 @ CGY 8 L 26,200
6 45
Wed. Aug. 28
CGY 30 @ WPG 31 L 22,644
7 46
Mon. Sept. 2
6:30 PM
EDM 20 @ CGY 16 L 25,000
9 54
Wed. Sept. 11
CGY 0 @ HAM 27 L 25,110
57
Sat. Sept. 14
CGY 16 @ OTT 9 W 14,396
11 64
Tue. Sept. 24
MTL 13 @ CGY 38 W 20,000
69
Sun. Sept. 29
CGY 10 @ SSK 34 L 17,168
12 71
Sun. Oct. 6
BC 20 @ CGY 7 L 20,508
13 78
Mon. Oct. 14
CGY 24 @ EDM 10 W 24,214
14 81
Sun. Oct. 20
TOR 18 @ CGY 21 W 18,555
15 85
Sun. Oct. 27
WPG 11 @ CGY 44 W 19,323
16 91
Sun. Nov. 3
CGY 9 @ WPG 19 L 16,569