The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1963 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1963 Full Schedule/Results

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

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

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Total: 177,213
  • High: 28,007
  • Avg: 25,316 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1962 Avg: 0
  • Low: 22,642
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 93.62
  • Diff from League Avg: +4,592

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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 -

Stadium

  • 1963 home stadium: Civic Stadium
  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1963 – 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)
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)

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)

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 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

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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Week Game Details (EDT
B 8
Thu. July 25
WPG 23 @ HAM 24 W 8,000
C 13
Thu. Aug. 1
8:05 PM
HAM 16 @ MTL 23 L 19,789
1 18
Sat. Aug. 10
MTL 7 @ HAM 30 W 25,709
2 22
Thu. Aug. 15
10:00 PM
HAM 3 @ SSK 5 L 12,609
3 25
Mon. Aug. 19
HAM 31 @ CGY 35 L 21,034
4 30
Sat. Aug. 24
OTT 16 @ HAM 20 W 24,271
5 34
Mon. Sept. 2
TOR 1 @ HAM 7 W 26,318
6 40
Sat. Sept. 7
HAM 27 @ OTT 28 L 19,124
8 47
Sun. Sept. 15
HAM 7 @ TOR 15 L 30,752
49
Sat. Sept. 21
BC 21 @ HAM 38 W 26,652
10 42
Sun. Sept. 29
MTL 14 @ HAM 24 W 23,614
11 63
Mon. Oct. 7
HAM 26 @ WPG 14 W 15,340
12 68
Mon. Oct. 14
EDM 17 @ HAM 28 W 22,642
13 72
Sun. Oct. 20
HAM 11 @ TOR 10 W 21,196
14 75
Sat. Oct. 26
OTT 10 @ HAM 11 W 28,007
15 81
Sun. Nov. 3
HAM 49 @ MTL 21 W 19,337
P2 85
Sat. Nov. 16
1:00 PM
HAM 45 @ OTT 0 W 20,406 CBC, CTV
89
Sun. Nov. 24
2:00 PM
OTT 35 @ HAM 18 L 23,972 CTV, CBC
GC 90
Sat. Nov. 30
4:00 PM
HAM 21 @ BC 10 W 36,461 CTV, CBC