The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1963 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 0 3 0 0 58 64 L3 0-3-0
Regular Season 16 2 14 0 4 220 425 L9 0-6-0
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 118 217 L3 1-5-0
    Visitor 8 0 8 0 0 102 208 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 12 0 12 0 0 166 346 L12 0-6-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 54 79 L2 2-2-0

Full 1963 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.594 0-6-0 (6) 0-6-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.500 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.750
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.688
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.438
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214

Coaches

Head Coach

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1963 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Total: 114,266
  • High: 20,000
  • Avg: 14,283 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1962 Avg: -1,091
  • Low: 12,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 69.11
  • Diff from League Avg: -6,440

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Team Scoring

19631962 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.31 0.69 -
Average Winning Score 13.50 9.67 -
Average Losing Score 13.79 3.21 -
Average Home Score 14.75 4.13 -
Average Visitor Score 12.75 7.13 -
Average Margin of Victory 5.00 5.83 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.36 4.13 +

Stadium

  • 1963 home stadium: Clarke Stadium
  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1954 – 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)
Edmonton 161935 292655 113243 622587 118 (14.8)102 (12.8)220 (13.8)
Opponent 5059109 7767144 343569 5647103 208 (26.0)217 (27.1)425 (26.6)

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 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 2nd 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (1-12-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Player Awards and Nominations

1963 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Al Ecuyer (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Al Ecuyer (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Oscar Kruger (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1963 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) [MTL] Pete Howlett (FB) Loyola
2–2 (11) Fred Endley (LB) Queen's
3–2 (20) Mike Kostin (QB) Loyola
4–2 (29) Gary Smith (QB) Alberta
5–2 (38) John Miliken (QB) Bishop's
6–2 (44) Ed Martinux (G) Alberta
7–2 (50) Maynard Boilan (C) Alberta
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Edmonton Eskimos 1963 All-Star Selections

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 4
Mon. July 22
EDM 14 @ MTL 17 L 17,794
7
Wed. July 24
EDM 20 @ TOR 21 L 22,281
C 9
Mon. July 29
OTT 26 @ EDM 24 L 8,500
1 14
Mon. Aug. 5
11:30 PM
SSK 19 @ EDM 16 L 12,117
2 19
Mon. Aug. 12
EDM 12 @ BC 31 L 27,639
23
Fri. Aug. 16
TOR 16 @ EDM 17 W 20,000
3 27
Fri. Aug. 23
WPG 36 @ EDM 7 L 15,000
5 33
Mon. Sept. 2
EDM 11 @ CGY 13 L 20,600
6 39
Sat. Sept. 7
11:30 PM
SSK 22 @ EDM 9 L 15,149
7 45
Sat. Sept. 14
MTL 1 @ EDM 10 W 13,000
8 50
Sat. Sept. 21
10:00 PM
EDM 7 @ SSK 8 L 15,000
9 53
Mon. Sept. 23
EDM 15 @ WPG 24 L 13,083
10 55
Sat. Sept. 28
WPG 38 @ EDM 30 L 13,000
11 60
Sat. Oct. 5
BC 40 @ EDM 1 L 14,000
12 65
Sat. Oct. 12
EDM 10 @ OTT 34 L 15,682
68
Mon. Oct. 14
EDM 17 @ HAM 28 L 22,642
13 69
Sat. Oct. 19
EDM 6 @ BC 32 L 29,133
14 74
Sat. Oct. 26
CGY 45 @ EDM 28 L 12,000
15 78
Sat. Nov. 2
EDM 24 @ CGY 38 L 14,000