The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1966 Season

Season Summary

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 14
HAM 27 @ TOR 41 L 20,617  
B
Wed Jul 20
BC 2 @ HAM 13 W 14,000  
C
Mon Jul 25
HAM 14 @ WPG 20 L 14,495  
C
Wed Jul 27
HAM 29 @ CGY 24 W 16,103  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Aug 5
HAM 18 @ TOR 8 W 28,594  
2
Sat Aug 13
CGY 3 @ HAM 21 W 24,765 CBC
3
Sat Aug 20
TOR 10 @ HAM 23 W 22,261  
4
Wed Aug 24
HAM 8 @ MTL 16 L 20,000  
6
Mon Sep 5
OTT 12 @ HAM 16 W 29,903  
7
Sat Sep 10
HAM 16 @ OTT 27 L 23,664  
8
Sat Sep 17
MTL 4 @ HAM 33 W 22,512  
9
Sat Sep 24
SSK 7 @ HAM 29 W 26,057 CBC
10
Sat Oct 1
HAM 28 @ EDM 7 W 18,000  
11
Mon Oct 3
HAM 10 @ BC 17 L 24,107 CTV
11
Mon Oct 10
WPG 7 @ HAM 8 W 23,662  
12
Sun Oct 16
HAM 18 @ OTT 20 L 24,002  
13
Sat Oct 22
HAM 31 @ MTL 14 W 17,000  
14
Sat Oct 29 2:00 PM
TOR 8 @ HAM 5 L 15,072 CBCE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 6
MTL 14 @ HAM 24 W 20,342  
P2
Sun Nov 13
OTT 30 @ HAM 1 L 22,387  
P2
Sat Nov 19
HAM 16 vs OTT 42 L 20,000  

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

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

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)

Coaches

Head Coach

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 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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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

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