The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1966 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 83 87 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 9 5 0 18 264 160 L1 3-3-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 135 51 L1 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 129 109 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 5 4 0 10 168 119 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 4 1 0 8 96 41 W1 4-1-0

Full 1966 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.548 3-1-0 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.450 3-0-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.357
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.406
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.531

Coaches

Head Coach

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1966 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Total: 164,232
  • High: 29,903
  • Avg: 23,461 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1965 Avg: -103
  • Low: 15,072
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 86.76
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,630

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Team Scoring

19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 30.29 0.71 -
Average Winning Score 23.00 0.30 -
Average Losing Score 11.40 0.60 -
Average Home Score 19.29 2.14 -
Average Visitor Score 18.43 0.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.00 0.50 -
Average Margin of Loss 6.20 0.55 -

Stadium

  • 1966 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 332962 365288 353065 311849 135 (19.3)129 (18.4)264 (18.9)
Opponent 7815 184159 192039 74047 109 (15.6)51 (7.3)160 (11.4)

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) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (5-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (4-2-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (8-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (7-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Player Awards and Nominations

1966 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Garney Henley (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Billy Ray Locklin (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Kuntz (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) Steve Ostapchuk (HB) McMaster
2–9 (18) Wayne O'Brien (C) Saint Mary's
3–9 (27) Gary Jobe (T) McMaster
4–9 (36) Gordon White (HB) Toronto
5–9 (44) Tom Richardson (E) Waterloo Lutheran
6–9 (50) Doug Mitchell (OL) Western Ontario
7–9 (56) Bob Johnston (E) Saint Mary's
8–9 (59) Jack Tynedale (LB) Waterloo
9–9 Pass
10–9 Pass

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
G Chuck “Dick” Walton
DT John Barrow
DE Billy Ray Locklin
DHB Garney Henley
6 All-Division Selections
E Hal “Prince” Patterson
G Chuck “Dick” Walton
DT Angelo Mosca
DT John Barrow
DE Billy Ray Locklin
DHB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Thu. July 14
HAM 27 @ TOR 41 L 20,617
B 8
Wed. July 20
BC 2 @ HAM 13 W 14,000
C 13
Mon. July 25
HAM 14 @ WPG 20 L 14,495
15
Wed. July 27
HAM 29 @ CGY 24 W 16,103
1 21
Fri. Aug. 5
HAM 18 @ TOR 8 W 28,594
2 28
Sat. Aug. 13
CGY 3 @ HAM 21 W 24,765 CBC
3 32
Sat. Aug. 20
TOR 10 @ HAM 23 W 22,261
4 35
Wed. Aug. 24
HAM 8 @ MTL 16 L 20,000
6 42
Mon. Sept. 5
OTT 12 @ HAM 16 W 29,903
7 46
Sat. Sept. 10
HAM 16 @ OTT 27 L 23,664
8 51
Sat. Sept. 17
MTL 4 @ HAM 33 W 22,512
9 56
Sat. Sept. 24
SSK 7 @ HAM 29 W 26,057 CBC
10 62
Sat. Oct. 1
HAM 28 @ EDM 7 W 18,000
11 65
Mon. Oct. 3
HAM 10 @ BC 17 L 24,107 CTV
69
Mon. Oct. 10
WPG 7 @ HAM 8 W 23,662
12 73
Sun. Oct. 16
HAM 18 @ OTT 20 L 24,002
13 76
Sat. Oct. 22
HAM 31 @ MTL 14 W 17,000
14 82
Sat. Oct. 29
2:00 PM
TOR 8 @ HAM 5 L 15,072 CBCE
P1 85
Sun. Nov. 6
MTL 14 @ HAM 24 W 20,342
P2 87
Sun. Nov. 13
OTT 30 @ HAM 1 L 22,387
90
Sat. Nov. 19
HAM 16 vs OTT 42 L 20,000