Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Tue Jul 28 8:00 PM
BC 15 @ HAM 6 L 10,000  
Ex
Thu Aug 6 9:30 PM
HAM 8 @ WPG 5 W 18,025  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Aug 18 8:00 PM
MTL 16 @ HAM 22 W 22,126 R/C, CBCE
1
Fri Aug 21 8:00 PM
HAM 16 @ TOR 7 W 22,813  
2
Sat Aug 29 2:00 PM
OTT 10 @ HAM 34 W 17,266  
3
Mon Sep 7 2:00 PM
TOR 3 @ HAM 37 W 24,425 CBCE
4
Sat Sep 12 2:00 PM
HAM 21 @ MTL 27 L 26,218  
5
Wed Sep 16 8:00 PM
MTL 13 @ HAM 25 W 24,759 R/C
5
Sun Sep 20 2:00 PM
HAM 34 @ TOR 17 W 27,883  
6
Sat Sep 26 2:00 PM
HAM 23 @ OTT 14 W 19,837  
7
Sat Oct 3 2:00 PM
OTT 9 @ HAM 7 L 20,012  
8
Sat Oct 10 2:00 PM
HAM 13 @ TOR 7 W 26,223  
8
Mon Oct 12 2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 20 W 22,068  
9
Sat Oct 17 2:00 PM
HAM 16 @ OTT 17 L 16,000  
10
Sat Oct 24 2:00 PM
MTL 0 @ HAM 16 W 15,500 R/C, CBCE
11
Sat Oct 31 2:00 PM
HAM 14 @ MTL 15 L 21,817  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 14 1:00 PM
HAM 5 @ OTT 17 L 18,926 CBCE
P2
Sat Nov 21 1:00 PM
OTT 7 @ HAM 21 W 20,000 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
GC
Sat Nov 28 1:00 PM
WPG 21 vs HAM 7 L 33,133 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 10 4 0 20 298 162 L1 3-3-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 161 58 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 137 104 L2 3-3-0

Full 1959 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 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (10-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 12 (10-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.418 6-1-0 (7) 4-3-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Montreal Alouettes (5) 0.429
Ottawa RedBlacks (4) 0.571
Toronto Argonauts (5) 0.286
19591958 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.86 -4.71
Average Winning Score 24.00 -1.00
Average Losing Score 14.50 +7.83
Average Home Score 23.00 -3.14
Average Visitor Score 19.57 +4.14
Average Margin of Victory 14.60 +3.10
Average Margin of Loss 2.50 -17.17
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Hamilton 161 (23.0) 137 (19.6) 298 (21.3)
Opponent 104 (14.9) 58 (8.3) 162 (11.6)
1st Hamilton 30 (4.3) 18 (2.6) 48 (3.4)
Opponent 19 (2.7) 10 (1.4) 29 (2.1)
2nd Hamilton 75 (10.7) 50 (7.1) 125 (8.9)
Opponent 6 (0.9) 4 (0.6) 10 (0.7)
3rd Hamilton 31 (4.4) 20 (2.9) 51 (3.6)
Opponent 35 (5.0) 27 (3.9) 62 (4.4)
4th Hamilton 25 (3.6) 49 (7.0) 74 (5.3)
Opponent 44 (6.3) 17 (2.4) 61 (4.4)
Head Coach
1959 Player Awards and Nominations
1959 Most Outstanding
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1959 All-Star Selections
12 All-Division Selections
QB Bernie Faloney
HB Ron Howell
E Paul Dekker*
G Dave Suminski
T John Barrow
DT John Barrow
DE Pete Neumann
MG Vince “Boomer” Scott
ILB Ernie Danjean
CLB Eddie Bell
DHB Ralph Goldston
S Duane Wood

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1959 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [BC] Tim Reid (HB) Toronto
1–5 (5) [OTT] Dave Bates (T) McMaster
1–8 (8)   Bob Atchison (C) McMaster
2–4 (13) [CGY] Mitch Wasek (T) Queen's
2–8 (17)   Jerry Kutas (T) McMaster
3–8 (21)   Nick Sopinka (QB) Toronto
4–8   Pass

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