The Calgary Stampeders’ 1983 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th (in tiebreaker) in the West Division

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 111 94 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 425 378 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 205 176 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 220 202 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 181 204 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 244 174 W1 4-2-0

Full 1983 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.484 2-2-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.688
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.344
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.750
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.344

Coaches

Head Coach

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1983 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 204,473
  • High: 30,481
  • Avg: 25,559 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1982 Avg: -3,968
  • Low: 22,665
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 78.75
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,643

More 1983 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19831982 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.19 2.50 -
Average Winning Score 32.63 1.29 +
Average Losing Score 20.50 4.33 +
Average Home Score 25.63 3.00 -
Average Visitor Score 27.50 5.75 +
Average Margin of Victory 16.13 6.01 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.25 11.08 -

Stadium

  • 1983 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1975 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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 372966 8073153 265783 6261123 205 (25.6)220 (27.5)425 (26.6)
Opponent 265682 4654100 5941100 455196 202 (25.3)176 (22.0)378 (23.6)

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 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 2nd 7 (4-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 11 (7-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 3rd 4 (2-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 8 (5-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – James Sykes
  • 1 – Bernard Quarles
  • 1 – Ray Crouse

Defensive Star

  • 1 – James West
  • 1 – Danny Bass
  • 1 – Ray Odums

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Randy Trautman
  • 1 – Rick Goltz

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Player Awards and Nominations

1983 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Danny Bass (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Danny Bass (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Kirzinger (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bernie Morrison (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Bernard Quarles (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1983 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [MTL] Jerry Dobrovolny (OT) British Columbia (UBC)
1–6 (6) Chris Byrne (RB) Western Ontario
2–6 (15) John Lynch (DB) Western Ontario
3–6 (24) Bill Mintsouus (WR) Toronto
4–6 (33) Brian Strong (OL) Montana State
5–6 (42) Tim Petros (RB) Calgary
6–6 (51) Matt Janes (LB) Cornell
7–6 (60) Mike Kurchak (K) Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV)
8–6 (69) Yorg Gromer (TE) Western Montana

Calgary Stampeders 1983 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
MLB Danny Bass
DHB Richie Hall, Jr. (Tie)
6 All-Division Selections
RB Ray Crouse
T Dave Kirzinger
DT Randy Trautman
MLB Danny Bass
OLB James West
DHB Richie Hall, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Fri. June 10
8:30 PM
CGY 26 @ WPG 4 W 16,599
5
Tue. June 14
9:30 PM
SSK 18 @ CGY 34 W 23,359
C 12
Thu. June 23
11:00 PM
CGY 19 @ BC 41 L 53,472
D 17
Wed. June 29
9:30 PM
EDM 31 @ CGY 32 W 21,838
1 20
Thu. July 7
7:30 PM
TOR 45 @ CGY 30 L 24,124 CTV
3 27
Thu. July 21
8:00 PM
CGY 27 @ OTT 16 W 18,621
4 34
Sun. July 31
3:00 PM
MTL 10 @ CGY 42 W 22,665 CTV
5 38
Sun. Aug. 7
3:00 PM
CGY 16 @ BC 32 L 37,496 CTV
6 42
Sun. Aug. 14
1:30 PM
CGY 36 @ SSK 28 W 25,690
7 46
Sun. Aug. 21
8:30 PM
HAM 15 @ CGY 29 W 24,565 CBC
8 50
Sun. Aug. 28
1:00 PM
CGY 21 @ WPG 36 L 23,032 CBC
9 53
Mon. Sept. 5
2:00 PM
EDM 15 @ CGY 18 W 30,481 CBC
11 59
Fri. Sept. 16
7:30 PM
WPG 19 @ CGY 14 L 26,198 CTV
12 63
Sat. Sept. 24
5:00 PM
CGY 49 @ TOR 20 W 35,679 CTV
13 70
Sun. Oct. 2
2:00 PM
CGY 28 @ EDM 31 L 52,255 CTV
14 71
Sat. Oct. 8
7:30 PM
OTT 29 @ CGY 24 L 24,167 CBC
15 78
Sun. Oct. 16
2:00 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 25 W 24,013 CBC
16 79
Sat. Oct. 22
1:30 PM
CGY 8 @ MTL 27 L 27,573 CBC
17 85
Sun. Oct. 30
12:30 PM
CGY 35 @ HAM 12 W 14,010 CBC
18 90
Sun. Nov. 6
3:00 PM
SSK 27 @ CGY 23 L 28,260 CBC