The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 79 84 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 11 3 0 22 372 262 W10 6-0-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 195 115 W5 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 5 2 0 10 177 147 W5 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 9 8 1 0 16 240 169 W8 6-0-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 132 93 W2 3-2-0

Full 1972 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 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (5-2-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 9 (8-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (9-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 6
OTT 22 @ HAM 21 L 20,000  
B
Thu Jul 13
HAM 24 @ TOR 25 L 33,135  
C
Wed Jul 19
MTL 9 @ HAM 21 W 20,195  
D
Mon Jul 24
HAM 13 @ CGY 28 L 18,103  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Mon Jul 31
SSK 17 @ HAM 20 W 26,497  
2
Tue Aug 8
HAM 17 @ BC 19 L 26,488  
2
Fri Aug 11
HAM 27 @ EDM 30 L 21,363  
3
Sat Aug 19
MTL 25 @ HAM 23 L 32,417  
4
Thu Aug 24
HAM 25 @ MTL 12 W 18,388  
6
Mon Sep 4
OTT 16 @ HAM 17 W 34,772  
7
Sun Sep 10
HAM 22 @ TOR 18 W 33,135  
8
Sat Sep 16
HAM 30 @ OTT 22 W 25,537  
9
Sun Sep 24
TOR 14 @ HAM 41 W 34,410  
10
Sun Oct 1
HAM 25 @ OTT 20 W 25,068  
12
Sat Oct 7
CGY 24 @ HAM 50 W 27,647  
13
Sat Oct 14
HAM 31 @ MTL 26 W 12,373  
14
Sat Oct 21
WPG 3 @ HAM 18 W 33,946  
16
Sun Nov 5
TOR 16 @ HAM 26 W 35,217  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 18
HAM 7 @ OTT 19 L 21,800  
P2
Sun Nov 26
OTT 8 @ HAM 23 W 30,721  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Dec 3 1:00 PM
SSK 10 @ HAM 13 W 33,993 CTV, CBC

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.429 3-1-0 (4) 5-0-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 3-0-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.214
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Team Scoring

19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.29 +10.43
Average Winning Score 27.73 +5.58
Average Losing Score 22.33 +9.90
Average Home Score 27.86 +8.43
Average Visitor Score 25.29 +10.14
Average Margin of Victory 10.64 +0.35
Average Margin of Loss 2.33 -8.52

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Hamilton 403373 5866124 343468 6344107 195 (27.9)177 (25.3)372 (26.6)
Opponent 304272 202949 401252 256489 147 (21.0)115 (16.4)262 (18.7)

Coaches

Head Coach

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 Player Awards and Nominations

1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Garney Henley (Winner)
  • Lineman — Ed Chalupka (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Gabriel (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Chuck Ealey (Winner)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 All-Star Selections

No Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1972.

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1972 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) [OTT] Tom Walker (FB) Waterloo Lutheran
1–6 (6)   John Harris (T) York
1–7 (7) [SSK] Mike O'Shaugnessy (DE) McMaster
3–6 (24)   Jim Chaigley (FB) McMaster
4–6 (33)   Jerry Mays (WR) McMaster
5–6 (42)   Dan Smith (QB) Ottawa
6–6 (50)   Mark Drexler (DE) Western Ontario
7–6 (59)   Rick Wiedenboeff (DB) Waterloo
8–6   Pass
9–6   Pass

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