The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1971 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 47 89 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 14 7 7 0 14 242 246 W1 2-4-0
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 136 103 L1 4-2-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 106 143 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 5 4 0 10 164 165 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 78 81 L1 2-3-0

Full 1971 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.524 3-2-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.488 2-0-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.714
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.469

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Al Dorow (Jan. 1, 1971 – Dec. 31, 1971)

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1971 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,500
  • Total: 194,163
  • High: 34,535
  • Avg: 27,737 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1970 Avg: +3,545
  • Low: 21,700
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 80.40
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,725

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Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 34.86 5.93 -
Average Winning Score 22.14 2.73 -
Average Losing Score 12.43 2.57 -
Average Home Score 19.43 4.86 -
Average Visitor Score 15.14 2.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.29 1.59 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.86 5.54 -

Stadium

  • 1971 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 34,500
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1971 – Name change/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 332356 363369 111930 563187 136 (19.4)106 (15.1)242 (17.3)
Opponent 93443 213455 304575 433073 143 (20.4)103 (14.7)246 (17.6)

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

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Garney Henley (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bill Danychuk (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Danychuk (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–7 (16) Walter Sehr (HB) Toronto
3–7 (25) Paul Zarek (FL) McMaster
4–7 (34) Chuck Wakefield (E) Waterloo
5–7 (43) Jim Dimitroff (FL) Saint Mary's
6–7 (52) Roger Hunter (DB) Guelph
7–7 (60) Mike Chevers (E) Waterloo
8–7 (66) Wayne Fox (FL) Waterloo
9–7 Pass

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1971 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DB Garney Henley
3 All-Division Selections
OLB Mike Blum
DB John Williams
DB Garney Henley

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Wed. July 7
WPG 16 @ HAM 14 L 19,075
B 10
Mon. July 12
HAM 16 @ SSK 32 L 10,499
C 14
Mon. July 19
HAM 9 @ MTL 20 L 11,755
D 19
Thu. July 22
TOR 21 @ HAM 8 L 25,645
1 23
Thu. July 29
8:00 PM
EDM 15 @ HAM 17 W 22,786 CTV
3 32
Wed. Aug. 11
HAM 20 @ OTT 17 W 26,385
5 41
Wed. Aug. 25
MTL 12 @ HAM 8 L 33,321
6 44
Tue. Aug. 31
8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ MTL 25 L 24,401
7 48
Mon. Sept. 6
TOR 17 @ HAM 30 W 34,535
8 54
Sun. Sept. 12
HAM 14 @ TOR 23 L 33,135
9 57
Sat. Sept. 18
MTL 9 @ HAM 10 W 28,871
10 63
Sun. Sept. 26
OTT 7 @ HAM 19 W 26,953
11 68
Sun. Oct. 3
HAM 1 @ CGY 17 L 23,616
12 70
Wed. Oct. 6
10:00 PM
HAM 20 @ SSK 28 L 13,914 CTV
75
Mon. Oct. 11
2:00 PM
BC 3 @ HAM 36 W 25,997 CTV
13 79
Sun. Oct. 17
HAM 4 @ WPG 18 L 20,345
14 81
Sat. Oct. 23
OTT 40 @ HAM 16 L 21,700
15 87
Sun. Oct. 31
HAM 23 @ TOR 15 W 33,135
P1 89
Sun. Nov. 7
OTT 4 @ HAM 23 W 26,471
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 14
TOR 23 @ HAM 8 L 33,392
93
Sat. Nov. 20
HAM 17 @ TOR 17 T 33,135