The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 40 46 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 14 10 4 0 20 312 214 W7 6-0-0
    Home 7 7 0 0 14 158 86 W7 6-0-0
    Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 154 128 W3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 9 7 2 0 14 186 122 W4 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 126 92 W3 3-2-0

Full 1963 League Standings

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 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (7-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 7 (6-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 7 (6-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Thu Jul 25
WPG 23 @ HAM 24 W 8,000  
C
Thu Aug 1 8:05 PM
HAM 16 @ MTL 23 L 19,789  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 10
MTL 7 @ HAM 30 W 25,709  
2
Thu Aug 15 10:00 PM
HAM 3 @ SSK 5 L 12,609  
3
Mon Aug 19
HAM 31 @ CGY 35 L 21,034  
4
Sat Aug 24
OTT 16 @ HAM 20 W 24,271  
5
Mon Sep 2
TOR 1 @ HAM 7 W 26,318  
6
Sat Sep 7
HAM 27 @ OTT 28 L 19,124  
8
Sun Sep 15
HAM 7 @ TOR 15 L 30,752  
8
Sat Sep 21
BC 21 @ HAM 38 W 26,652  
10
Sun Sep 29
MTL 14 @ HAM 24 W 23,614  
11
Mon Oct 7
HAM 26 @ WPG 14 W 15,340  
12
Mon Oct 14
EDM 17 @ HAM 28 W 22,642  
13
Sun Oct 20
HAM 11 @ TOR 10 W 21,196  
14
Sat Oct 26
OTT 10 @ HAM 11 W 28,007  
15
Sun Nov 3
HAM 49 @ MTL 21 W 19,337  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 16 1:00 PM
HAM 45 @ OTT 0 W 20,406 CBC, CTV
P2
Sun Nov 24 2:00 PM
OTT 35 @ HAM 18 L 23,972 CTV, CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sat Nov 30 4:00 PM
HAM 21 @ BC 10 W 36,461 CTV, CBC

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.429 5-0-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.500 2-0-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.214
BC Lions (1) 0.750
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.688
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.125
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.438

Team Scoring

19631962 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.57 -8.43
Average Winning Score 24.40 -8.16
Average Losing Score 17.00 +7.00
Average Home Score 22.57 -8.71
Average Visitor Score 22.00 +2.14
Average Margin of Victory 11.30 -2.37
Average Margin of Loss 3.75 -9.00

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Hamilton 342660 6547112 162137 4360103 158 (22.6)154 (22.0)312 (22.3)
Opponent 12526 353873 313465 193150 128 (18.3)86 (12.3)214 (15.3)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Player Awards and Nominations

1963 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Garney Henley (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Angelo Mosca (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Tommy Grant (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
E Hal “Prince” Patterson
DT Angelo Mosca
MG John Barrow
DHB Garney Henley
7 All-Division Selections
HB Tommy Grant
E Hal “Prince” Patterson
G Ellison Kelly
T Hardiman Cureton
DT Angelo Mosca
MG John Barrow
DHB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [EDM] Keb Rysdale (HB) Western Ontario
2–8 (17)   George Chris (HB) McMaster
3–8 (26)   Al Brereton (HB) Toronto
4–8 (35)   Jack Dever (HB) Carleton
5–8 (42)   Dave Cottrell (HB) New Brunswick
6–8 (48)   Bill Duncan (T) Alberta
7–8   Pass
8–8 (56)   Tom Skypeck (QB) McGill
9–8   Pass
10–8   Pass
11–8   Pass
12–8   Pass
13–8   Pass
14–8   Pass
15–8   Pass
16–8   Pass
17–8   Pass
18–8   Pass
19–8   Pass
20–8   Pass

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