The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1970 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 79 100 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 8 5 1 17 292 279 T1 3-2-1
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 170 116 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 3 3 1 7 122 163 T1 2-3-1
   Divisional opponent 9 5 3 1 11 165 184 T1 3-2-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 127 95 L1 3-2-0

Full 1970 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.464 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-1 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.500 2-1-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.125

Coaches

Head Coach

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1970 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,041
  • Total: 174,905
  • High: 29,755
  • Avg: 24,986 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1969 Avg: +794
  • Low: 19,723
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 92.40
  • Diff from League Avg: +1,633

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Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.79 3.64 -
Average Winning Score 24.88 0.88 -
Average Losing Score 15.00 0.80 -
Average Home Score 24.29 1.29 +
Average Visitor Score 17.43 3.43 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.88 2.50 +
Average Margin of Loss 16.40 0.20 -

Stadium

  • 1970 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 492473 304070 272047 6438102 170 (24.3)122 (17.4)292 (20.9)
Opponent 172441 265076 474895 264167 163 (23.3)116 (16.6)279 (19.9)

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 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (2-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 8 (6-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 2nd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (8-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 9 (8-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tommy Joe Coffey (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Angelo Mosca (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Danychuk (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [MTL] Dave Fahmer (FB) Western Ontario
1–5 (5) Jim Bennett (T) Toronto
3–5 (23) Paul McKay (DB) Toronto
4–5 (32) Jay Graydon (DB) McMaster
5–5 (41) Dave Clarke (DB) Guelph
6–5 (49) Bob DiFruscia (FL) Guelph
7–5 (57) Peter Quinlan (QB) McMaster
8–5 (66) Doug Hinan (FB) Laurentian
9–5 (72) Terry Harvey (DE) Waterloo Lutheran
10–5 Pass

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
SE Tommy Joe Coffey
G Bill Danychuk (Tie)
T Ellison Kelly
DT Angelo Mosca
DB Garney Henley (Tie)
6 All-Division Selections
RB Dave Fleming
SE Tommy Joe Coffey
G Bill Danychuk
T Ellison Kelly
DT Angelo Mosca
DB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 6
Thu. July 9
WPG 29 @ HAM 12 L 16,150
C 13
Fri. July 17
HAM 27 @ SSK 15 W 10,199
14
Mon. July 20
HAM 20 @ CGY 29 L 15,455
D 18
Thu. July 23
OTT 27 @ HAM 20 L 16,000
1 22
Wed. July 29
8:00 PM
HAM 17 @ OTT 15 W 23,094 CTVE
2 27
Sat. Aug. 8
8:00 PM
SSK 23 @ HAM 22 L 25,135 CBC
3 32
Thu. Aug. 13
8:00 PM
HAM 3 @ TOR 29 L 33,135 CTVE
4 37
Sat. Aug. 22
8:00 PM
WPG 6 @ HAM 27 W 19,723 CBC
7 47
Mon. Sept. 7
MTL 12 @ HAM 17 W 28,702
8 51
Sat. Sept. 12
8:00 PM
HAM 23 @ MTL 38 L 25,721 CBCE
9 54
Wed. Sept. 16
8:00 PM
CGY 18 @ HAM 39 W 21,100 CTV
10 59
Wed. Sept. 23
11:00 PM
HAM 26 @ BC 14 W 29,787 CTV
60
Sat. Sept. 26
11:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 34 L 23,061 CBC
11 66
Sun. Oct. 4
TOR 33 @ HAM 14 L 29,455
12 72
Mon. Oct. 12
2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ HAM 24 W 21,035 CTV
13 74
Sat. Oct. 17
2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ OTT 15 W 21,385 CBCE
14 82
Sun. Oct. 25
2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 27 W 29,755 CTVE
15 86
Sun. Nov. 1
2:00 PM
HAM 18 @ MTL 18 T 25,886 CTV
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 15
2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 32 L 33,212 CTV
93
Sat. Nov. 21
2:00 PM
MTL 11 @ HAM 4 L 24,270 CTV