The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1968 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 62 91 L2 1-2-0
Regular Season 14 6 7 1 13 262 292 T1 2-3-1
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 116 142 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 3 3 1 7 146 150 T1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 9 2 6 1 5 169 221 T1 1-4-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 4 1 0 8 93 71 W3 4-1-0

Full 1968 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.548 1-3-0 (4) 1-3-1 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.481 2-1-0 (3) 2-0-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.714
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.643
BC Lions (1) 0.281
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.625
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.531
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.781
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.188

Coaches

Head Coach

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1968 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Total: 168,643
  • High: 29,960
  • Avg: 24,091 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1967 Avg: +1,811
  • Low: 18,123
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 89.09
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,336

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Team Scoring

19681967 +/-
Average Combined Score 39.57 7.79 +
Average Winning Score 21.67 1.97 +
Average Losing Score 15.86 2.61 +
Average Home Score 16.57 1.00 -
Average Visitor Score 20.86 2.71 +
Average Margin of Victory 10.50 1.00 +
Average Margin of Loss 13.29 3.29 +

Stadium

  • 1968 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 243862 172340 365490 393170 116 (16.6)146 (20.9)262 (18.7)
Opponent 162440 6960129 372259 204464 150 (21.4)142 (20.3)292 (20.9)

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

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 Player Awards and Nominations

1968 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tommy Joe Coffey (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Billy Ray Locklin (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Danychuk (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–9 (18) Tod Reynolds (HB) McMaster
3–9 (27) Mark Timpany (HB) McMaster
4–9 (36) Yori Korgemagi (T) Toronto
5–9 (44) Guy Potvin Queen's
6–9 (52) Ronald Bell Western Ontario
7–9 (59) Bill Martin Western Ontario
8–9 (66) Jim Chiarelli (HB) McMaster
9–9 (70) George Springate McGill
10–9 Pass
11–9 Pass

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1968 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
E Tommy Joe Coffey
G Bill Danychuk
DE Billy Ray Locklin
DB Garney Henley
5 All-Division Selections
E Tommy Joe Coffey
G Bill Danychuk
T Ellison Kelly
DE Billy Ray Locklin
DB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 7
Mon. July 15
BC 22 @ HAM 24 W
C 11
Thu. July 18
HAM 23 @ TOR 35 L 22,023
D 18
Thu. July 25
8:00 PM
HAM 15 @ MTL 34 L 15,000
1 22
Thu. Aug. 1
HAM 13 @ OTT 53 L 23,739
2 28
Sat. Aug. 10
MTL 25 @ HAM 31 W 19,785
3 32
Sat. Aug. 17
SSK 3 @ HAM 9 W 24,393
5 40
Wed. Aug. 28
HAM 21 @ MTL 23 L 23,500
42
Mon. Sept. 2
TOR 18 @ HAM 15 L 27,153
6 47
Sun. Sept. 8
HAM 20 @ TOR 6 W 33,135
8 53
Wed. Sept. 18
CGY 35 @ HAM 14 L 25,023
9 58
Sat. Sept. 28
HAM 31 @ EDM 7 W 21,500
10 62
Mon. Sept. 30
HAM 16 @ BC 13 W 25,165
64
Sat. Oct. 5
WPG 13 @ HAM 23 W 18,123
11 69
Sun. Oct. 13
OTT 36 @ HAM 23 L 29,960
12 74
Sat. Oct. 19
HAM 24 @ OTT 27 L 25,411
13 81
Sun. Oct. 27
TOR 12 @ HAM 1 L 24,206
14 84
Sat. Nov. 2
2:00 PM
HAM 21 @ MTL 21 T 8,000 CBCE
P1 87
Sat. Nov. 9
HAM 21 @ TOR 33 L 25,723