The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1955 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1955 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1955 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 51 12 W2 3-1-0
Regular Season 12 8 4 0 16 271 193 W1 4-2-0
    Home 6 6 0 0 12 153 55 W6 6-0-0
    Visitor 6 2 4 0 4 118 138 L1 2-4-0

Full 1955 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1955 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.444 6-0-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.750
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.250
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.333

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1955 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 14,000
  • Total: 85,615
  • High: 18,628
  • Avg: 14,269 (6 out of 6 games)
  • Diff from 1954 Avg: +1,897
  • Low: 9,300
  • Sellouts: 4
  • % of Capacity: 101.92
  • Diff from League Avg: +12,849

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Team Scoring

19551954 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.67 4.24 +
Average Winning Score 26.75 0.86 +
Average Losing Score 14.25 5.85 +
Average Home Score 25.50 5.64 +
Average Visitor Score 19.67 0.24 +
Average Margin of Victory 18.38 0.93 +
Average Margin of Loss 17.25 0.55 -

Stadium

  • 1955 home stadium: Civic Stadium
  • Capacity: 14,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1950 – Reduction

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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)
Hamilton 292554 244367 211536 7935114 153 (25.5)118 (19.7)271 (22.6)
Opponent 102535 214162 123547 123749 138 (23.0)55 (9.2)193 (16.1)

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

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1955 Player Awards and Nominations

1955 Most Outstanding
  • Lineman — Vince Scott (Division Finalist)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1955 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Don Getty, Sr. (FW) Western Ontario
2–3 (7) Don Prowse (E) Western Ontario
3–3 (11) Hank Zurek (G) Queen's
4–3 (15) Jack Cook (E) Queen's
5–3 (19) Jack Pelec McMaster
6–3 (23) Bruce Day (E) Toronto
7–3 (27) Murray Howell McMaster
8–3 (31) John Wismer (C) Toronto
9–3 (35) Wally Mellor (QB) Queen's
10–3 (39) Tony Miller (E) McGill
11–3 (43) Earl Mering (T) McGill
Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Wed. Aug. 3
CGY 2 @ HAM 39 W 14,000
2
Wed. Aug. 10
HAM 6 @ EDM 21 L 10,000
B 4
Sat. Aug. 13
HAM 22 @ WPG 20 W 15,829
5
Wed. Aug. 24
MTL 10 @ HAM 12 W 13,649
1 7
Sat. Sept. 3
HAM 6 @ TOR 31 L 18,621
8
Mon. Sept. 5
TOR 12 @ HAM 37 W 18,628
2 10
Sat. Sept. 10
OTT 12 @ HAM 23 W 12,491
3 12
Sat. Sept. 17
HAM 20 @ MTL 38 L 22,940
4 14
Sat. Sept. 24
MTL 13 @ HAM 22 W 15,396
5 16
Sat. Oct. 1
HAM 40 @ OTT 0 W 13,000
6 18
Sat. Oct. 8
TOR 11 @ HAM 15 W 15,000
21
Mon. Oct. 10
HAM 15 @ TOR 16 L 19,060
7 22
Sat. Oct. 15
OTT 1 @ HAM 28 W 9,300
8 24
Sat. Oct. 22
HAM 21 @ OTT 12 W 13,000
9 26
Sat. Oct. 29
HAM 16 @ MTL 41 L 22,849
10 28
Sat. Nov. 5
MTL 6 @ HAM 28 W 14,800
P1 30
Sat. Nov. 12
TOR 32 @ HAM 28 L 17,600