The Calgary Stampeders’ 1988 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 64 71 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 6 12 0 12 395 476 L1 1-5-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 229 228 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 166 248 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 244 281 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 151 195 L2 2-4-0

Full 1988 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.600 3-2-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.472 1-3-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.111
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.778
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Frederick Biletnikoff – Wide Receivers
  • MacArthur Lane – Running backs
  • Thomas Higgins – Offensive line
  • Bill Bradley – Defensive backs
  • Max McCartney – Defensive line
  • Pasquale Buono – Linebackers

1988 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 38,205
  • Total: 197,458
  • High: 29,430
  • Avg: 21,939 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1987 Avg: -2,265
  • Low: 16,969
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 57.43
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,288

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Team Scoring

19881987 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.39 5.50 -
Average Winning Score 31.83 2.17 -
Average Losing Score 17.00 2.88 +
Average Home Score 25.44 0.44 +
Average Visitor Score 18.44 6.89 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.50 4.90 +
Average Margin of Loss 14.50 6.75 -

Stadium

  • 1988 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 38,205
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1988 – 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 483785 7250122 455398 632689 229 (25.4)166 (18.4)395 (21.9)
Opponent 5471125 5384137 372259 8471155 248 (27.6)228 (25.3)476 (26.4)

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 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 2nd 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (2-10-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 12 (0-12-0)
After OT1 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Rick Worman

Defensive Star

  • None

Lineman Star

  • None

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Player Awards and Nominations

1988 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Emanuel Tolbert (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Ken Ford (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Tom Spoletini (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tim Petros (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Mark McLoughlin (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1988 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Poly Georganos (OT) Bishop's
2–4 (12) Chris Bleue (TE) Washburn
2–5 (13) [TOR, WPG] Wayne Yearwood (WR) West Virginia
3–4 (20) Mark McLoughlin (K) South Dakota
4–4 (28) Wally Zatylny (WR) Bishop's
5–4 (36) Jeff Yausie (HB) Saskatchewan
6–4 (44) Steve Watts (CB) Toronto
7–4 (52) Jordan Gagner (QB) British Columbia (UBC)
8–4 (60) Ian James (LB) Calgary

Calgary Stampeders 1988 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
SB Emanuel Tolbert
4 All-Division Selections
SB Emanuel Tolbert
WR Larry Willis*
OLB Ken Ford
CB Chris Major

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. June 28
10:30 PM
CGY 39 @ BC 27 W 30,492
B 7
Tue. July 5
9:30 PM
EDM 44 @ CGY 25 L 16,676
1 10
Thu. July 14
9:30 PM
CGY 0 @ EDM 33 L 27,889 TSN
2 15
Fri. July 22
10:30 PM
CGY 31 @ BC 44 L 33,147 CFN
3 20
Sat. July 30
10:00 PM
HAM 45 @ CGY 20 L 24,437 CBC
4 23
Fri. Aug. 5
8:00 PM
CGY 38 @ HAM 14 W 18,112 CFN
5 25
Wed. Aug. 10
9:30 PM
SSK 10 @ CGY 48 W 23,120 CFN
6 32
Sat. Aug. 20
8:00 PM
CGY 21 @ SSK 24 L 24,265 CBC
7 33
Wed. Aug. 24
9:30 PM
WPG 12 @ CGY 11 L 21,012 CFN
8 37
Wed. Aug. 31
7:00 PM
CGY 17 @ TOR 33 L 24,210 CFN
9 42
Mon. Sept. 5
3:00 PM
EDM 27 @ CGY 11 L 27,768 CBC
10 46
Sat. Sept. 10
8:00 PM
OTT 16 @ CGY 17 OT W 16,969 CBC
11 50
Sat. Sept. 17
8:00 PM
CGY 20 @ WPG 14 W 25,587 TSN
12 53
Fri. Sept. 23
9:00 PM
BC 22 @ CGY 40 W 17,578 CFN
13 57
Fri. Sept. 30
9:00 PM
TOR 42 @ CGY 25 L 18,281 CFN
14 63
Sun. Oct. 9
4:00 PM
CGY 17 @ SSK 47 L 23,234 CFN
15 67
Sun. Oct. 16
4:00 PM
EDM 32 @ CGY 29 L 29,430
16 70
Sat. Oct. 22
1:00 PM
CGY 3 @ OTT 19 L 16,237 CBC
17 76
Sun. Oct. 30
4:00 PM
SSK 22 @ CGY 28 W 18,863 CFN
18 80
Sun. Nov. 6
4:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 20 L 27,499 CFN