Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 7
WPG 16 @ HAM 14 L 19,075  
B
Mon Jul 12 10:00 PM
HAM 16 @ SSK 32 L 10,499  
C
Mon Jul 19 8:00 PM
HAM 9 @ MTL 20 L 11,755  
D
Thu Jul 22
TOR 21 @ HAM 8 L 25,645  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jul 29 8:00 PM
EDM 15 @ HAM 17 W 22,786 CTV
3
Wed Aug 11 8:00 PM
HAM 20 @ OTT 17 W 26,385 CTVE
5
Wed Aug 25 8:00 PM
MTL 12 @ HAM 8 L 33,321 CTVE
6
Tue Aug 31 8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ MTL 25 L 24,401  
7
Mon Sep 6
TOR 17 @ HAM 30 W 34,535  
8
Sun Sep 12 2:00 PM
HAM 14 @ TOR 23 L 33,135 CTVE
9
Sat Sep 18
MTL 9 @ HAM 10 W 28,871 CBCE
10
Sun Sep 26
OTT 7 @ HAM 19 W 26,953 CTVE
11
Sun Oct 3 5:00 PM
HAM 1 @ CGY 17 L 23,616 CTV
12
Wed Oct 6 10:00 PM
HAM 20 @ SSK 28 L 13,914 CTV
12
Mon Oct 11 2:00 PM
BC 3 @ HAM 36 W 25,997 CTV
13
Sun Oct 17 3:30 PM
HAM 4 @ WPG 18 L 20,345 CTV
14
Sat Oct 23 2:00 PM
OTT 40 @ HAM 16 L 21,700 CBCE
15
Sun Oct 31 2:00 PM
HAM 23 @ TOR 15 W 33,135 CTVE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 7 2:00 PM
OTT 4 @ HAM 23 W 26,471 CTV
P2
Sun Nov 14 2:00 PM
TOR 23 @ HAM 8 L 33,392 CBC
P2
Sat Nov 20 2:00 PM
HAM 17 @ TOR 17 T 33,135 CTV
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

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)
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 RedBlacks (3) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.714
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.469
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
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)
Head Coach
  • Al Dorow (Jan. 1, 1971 – Dec. 31, 1971)
1971 Player Awards and Nominations
1971 Most Outstanding
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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1971 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Amateur 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

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