Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Fri Aug 14 8:30 PM
CGY 19 @ HAM 18 L 15,000  
Ex
Mon Aug 17 8:30 PM
SSK 12 @ HAM 21 W 10,000  
Ex
Sat Aug 22 8:30 PM
AS-SI 5 @ HAM 36 W 15,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 29 2:00 PM
OTT 10 @ HAM 14 W 12,000  
2
Mon Sep 7 2:15 PM
TOR 12 @ HAM 14 W 17,000  
3
Fri Sep 11 8:30 PM
HAM 0 @ MTL 17 L 13,215 R/C
4
Wed Sep 16 8:30 PM
TOR 21 @ HAM 20 L    
4
Sat Sep 19 2:15 PM
HAM 12 @ TOR 9 W 20,382  
5
Sat Sep 26 2:00 PM
MTL 15 @ HAM 20 W 16,000  
6
Sat Oct 3 2:15 PM
HAM 6 @ OTT 31 L 15,500  
7
Sat Oct 10 2:00 PM
HAM 26 @ TOR 0 W    
7
Mon Oct 12 2:30 PM
TOR 30 @ HAM 12 L 19,069  
8
Sat Oct 17 2:15 PM
HAM 33 @ OTT 24 W 13,500  
9
Sat Oct 24 2:00 PM
HAM 5 @ TOR 17 L 19,437  
10
Sat Oct 31 2:00 PM
MTL 18 @ HAM 31 W 17,000  
11
Sun Nov 8 2:00 PM
HAM 18 @ MTL 31 L 12,085  
12
Sat Nov 14 2:00 PM
OTT 8 @ HAM 18 W 18,000  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
P2
Wed Nov 18 1:30 PM
MTL 12 @ HAM 37 W 16,000  
P2
Sun Nov 22 1:30 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 11 W 18,070  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
GC
Sat Nov 28 1:00 PM
WPG 6 vs HAM 12 W 27,313 CBCE
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 8 6 0 16 229 243 W1 3-3-0
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 129 114 W2 4-2-0
    Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 100 129 L2 3-3-0

Full 1953 League Standings

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) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.459 5-2-0 (7) 3-4-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.571
Ottawa RedBlacks (4) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (6) 0.357
19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 33.71 -2.12
Average Winning Score 21.00 -3.89
Average Losing Score 10.17 -5.33
Average Home Score 18.43 -5.07
Average Visitor Score 14.29 -6.88
Average Margin of Victory 9.00 -5.33
Average Margin of Loss 14.33 +2.83
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Hamilton 129 (18.4) 100 (14.3) 229 (16.4)
Opponent 129 (18.4) 114 (16.3) 243 (17.4)
1st Hamilton 13 (1.9) 28 (4.0) 41 (2.9)
Opponent 25 (3.6) 32 (4.6) 57 (4.1)
2nd Hamilton 35 (5.0) 29 (4.1) 64 (4.6)
Opponent 22 (3.1) 36 (5.1) 58 (4.1)
3rd Hamilton 45 (6.4) 16 (2.3) 61 (4.4)
Opponent 19 (2.7) 28 (4.0) 47 (3.4)
4th Hamilton 36 (5.1) 27 (3.9) 63 (4.5)
Opponent 63 (9.0) 18 (2.6) 81 (5.8)
Head Coach
1953 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Dunc Ellis (M) Toronto
2–4 (8)   Ray Truant (HB) Western Ontario
3–4 (12)   Lorne Wrigglesworth (HB) McMaster
4–4 (16)   Gerry McTaggart (E) McMaster
5–4 (20)   Jim Carroll (HB) Western Ontario
6–4 (24)   Jack Sissons (HB) Queen's
7–4 (28)   George Sutherland (C) Toronto
8–4 (32)   Blair Thomson (HB) Western Ontario
9–4 (36)   Bob McMurdo (QB) Western Ontario
10–4 (40)   Jim Forrester (E) McMaster

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