The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1970 Season

Season Summary

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 9
WPG 29 @ HAM 12 L 16,150  
C
Fri Jul 17
HAM 27 @ SSK 15 W 10,199  
C
Mon Jul 20
HAM 20 @ CGY 29 L 15,455  
D
Thu Jul 23
OTT 27 @ HAM 20 L 16,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 29 8:00 PM
HAM 17 @ OTT 15 W 23,094 CTVE
2
Sat Aug 8 8:00 PM
SSK 23 @ HAM 22 L 25,135 CBC
3
Thu Aug 13 8:00 PM
HAM 3 @ TOR 29 L 33,135 CTVE
4
Sat Aug 22 8:00 PM
WPG 6 @ HAM 27 W 19,723 CBC
7
Mon Sep 7
MTL 12 @ HAM 17 W 28,702  
8
Sat Sep 12 8:00 PM
HAM 23 @ MTL 38 L 25,721 CBCE
9
Wed Sep 16 8:00 PM
CGY 18 @ HAM 39 W 21,100 CTV
10
Wed Sep 23 11:00 PM
HAM 26 @ BC 14 W 29,787 CTV
10
Sat Sep 26 11:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 34 L 23,061 CBC
11
Sun Oct 4
TOR 33 @ HAM 14 L 29,455  
12
Mon Oct 12 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ HAM 24 W 21,035 CTV
13
Sat Oct 17 2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ OTT 15 W 21,385 CBCE
14
Sun Oct 25 2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 27 W 29,755 CTVE
15
Sun Nov 1 2:00 PM
HAM 18 @ MTL 18 T 25,886 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 15 2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 32 L 33,212 CTV
P2
Sat Nov 21 2:00 PM
MTL 11 @ HAM 4 L 24,270 CTV

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

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

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)

Coaches

Head Coach

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 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 “Rooster” Fleming, Sr.
SE Tommy Joe Coffey
G Bill Danychuk
T Ellison Kelly
DT Angelo Mosca
DB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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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

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