The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1965 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 50 58 L1 1-2-0
Regular Season 14 10 4 0 20 281 153 W4 4-2-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 150 72 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 131 81 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 9 8 1 0 16 191 87 W4 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 90 66 W1 2-3-0

Full 1965 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.357 5-0-0 (5) 3-1-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.538 1-1-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.357
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.214
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.313
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.688

Coaches

Head Coach

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1965 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Total: 164,953
  • High: 27,755
  • Avg: 23,564 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1964 Avg: -1,269
  • Low: 17,085
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 87.14
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,259

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Team Scoring

19651964 +/-
Average Combined Score 31.00 6.86 -
Average Winning Score 23.30 4.70 -
Average Losing Score 12.00 1.00 +
Average Home Score 21.43 0.57 +
Average Visitor Score 18.71 7.43 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.50 0.60 -
Average Margin of Loss 6.75 4.25 -

Stadium

  • 1965 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 232851 554398 171633 554499 150 (21.4)131 (18.7)281 (20.1)
Opponent 421759 02525 14822 163147 81 (11.6)72 (10.3)153 (10.9)

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 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (4-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
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)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 Player Awards and Nominations

1965 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Garney Henley (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — John Barrow (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Zeno Karcz (Winner)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [EDM] Jim Nielsen (HB) Alberta
1–4 (4) [MTL] Doug Buckman (E) Toronto
1–8 (8) Tom Beyman (T) Queen's
2–8 (17) Arnold Kerfoot (T) Toronto
3–8 (26) Vic Wooznick (HB) Toronto
4–8 (35) Paul Hollett (OL) Toronto
5–8 (44) Clem Chapelle (E) Bishop's
6–8 (52) Lloyd Davis (T) British Columbia (UBC)
7–8 Pass
8–8 Pass

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
T Bronko Nagurski, Jr.
DT John Barrow
DE Billy Ray Locklin
CLB Zeno Karcz
DHB Garney Henley
DHB Bill Wayte
10 All-Division Selections
E Stan Crisson
G Chuck “Dick” Walton
T Bronko Nagurski, Jr.
DT Angelo Mosca
DT John Barrow
DE Billy Ray Locklin
CLB Zeno Karcz
DB Don Sutherin
DB Garney Henley
DB Bill Wayte

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 8
Tue. July 20
HAM 0 @ WPG 25 L 13,334
C 13
Tue. July 27
HAM 35 @ MTL 15 W 14,000
14
Thu. July 29
TOR 18 @ HAM 15 L 9,000
2 22
Sat. Aug. 7
MTL 9 @ HAM 18 W 21,735
3 26
Fri. Aug. 13
HAM 17 @ TOR 7 W 27,190
4 31
Sat. Aug. 21
OTT 1 @ HAM 27 W 26,000
5 35
Sat. Aug. 28
HAM 11 @ CGY 18 L 18,800
6 38
Tue. Aug. 31
HAM 30 @ SSK 6 W 17,130
7 42
Mon. Sept. 6
MTL 2 @ HAM 17 W 27,000
8 47
Sat. Sept. 11
HAM 13 @ OTT 22 L 22,491
9 51
Sun. Sept. 19
HAM 33 @ TOR 0 W 22,854
11 59
Tue. Sept. 28
EDM 9 @ HAM 3 L 18,575
63
Sun. Oct. 3
HAM 21 @ WPG 26 L 16,542
12 67
Mon. Oct. 11
OTT 23 @ HAM 25 W 27,755
13 72
Sun. Oct. 17
BC 7 @ HAM 25 W 26,803
14 75
Sat. Oct. 23
HAM 6 @ MTL 2 W 17,000
15 83
Sun. Oct. 31
TOR 21 @ HAM 35 W 17,085
P2 87
Sun. Nov. 14
HAM 18 @ OTT 13 W 20,271
90
Sat. Nov. 20
1:00 PM
OTT 7 @ HAM 17 W 21,530 CTV, CBC
GC 91
Sat. Nov. 27
1:00 PM
WPG 16 vs HAM 22 W 32,655 CTV, CBC