The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 Season

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 90 68 L2 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 7 7 0 14 304 263 W1 4-2-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 165 118 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 139 145 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 166 136 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 138 127 L1 3-2-0

Full 1973 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 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (3-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (5-3-0)
After 2nd 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (3-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (5-3-0)
After 3rd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed. July 4
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 W 22,587  
B
Tue. July 10
HAM 35 @ BC 20 W 19,731  
C
Thu. July 19
HAM 25 @ TOR 28 L 33,135  
D
Tue. July 24
OTT 13 @ HAM 9 L 23,884  
1
Wed. Aug. 1
MTL 18 @ HAM 9 L 29,116  
2
Tue. Aug. 7
HAM 14 @ MTL 21 L 23,416  
3
Mon. Aug. 13
HAM 25 @ OTT 16 W 22,087  
4
Wed. Aug. 22
TOR 4 @ HAM 38 W 36,347  
6
Mon. Sept. 3
BC 24 @ HAM 44 W 32,433  
7
Sun. Sept. 9
HAM 7 @ TOR 16 L 33,135  
8
Sat. Sept. 15
OTT 21 @ HAM 19 L 33,254  
9
Mon. Sept. 24 8:00 PM
EDM 22 @ HAM 17 L 27,978 CTV
10
Sun. Sept. 30
HAM 31 @ CGY 29 W 21,258  
10
Wed. Oct. 3
HAM 21 @ WPG 18 W 22,688  
11
Mon. Oct. 8
OTT 16 @ HAM 13 L 34,050  
12
Sun. Oct. 14
HAM 16 @ TOR 11 W 33,135  
14
Sun. Oct. 28
HAM 25 @ SSK 34 L 20,782  
15
Sun. Nov. 4
MTL 13 @ HAM 25 W 30,240  

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.583 2-3-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.456 1-1-0 (2) 2-1-0 (3)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.281

Team Scoring

19731972 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.50 -4.79
Average Winning Score 28.57 +0.84
Average Losing Score 14.86 -7.48
Average Home Score 23.57 -4.29
Average Visitor Score 19.86 -5.43
Average Margin of Victory 12.14 +1.51
Average Margin of Loss 6.29 +3.95

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Hamilton 82129 363975 372360 8456140 165 (23.6)139 (19.9)304 (21.7)
Opponent 352863 323466 211435 306999 145 (20.7)118 (16.9)263 (18.8)

Coaches

Head Coach

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 Player Awards and Nominations

1973 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Andy Hopkins, Sr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Ed Chalupka (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Gabriel (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Lou Clare (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DB Lewis Porter
5 All-Division Selections
RB Andy Hopkins, Sr.
TE Tony Gabriel
G Ed Chalupka
T Bill Danychuk
DB Lewis Porter

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1973 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–5 (14) [MTL] Ken Hass (LB) Minnesota State-Moorhead
3–9 (27)   Gord McColeman (DT) Waterloo Lutheran
4–9 (36)   David Kerr (RB) Western Ontario
5–9 (44)   Jamie Spears (RB) McMaster
6–9 (52)   Mike Telepchuk (QB) Guelph
7–9 (60)   Brian Dunn (DB) Northwood
8–9 (68)   Peter Montigny (C) Ottawa
9–8 (74) [SSK] Bill Bunting (LB) Ottawa
9–9 (75)   Jim Wakeman (RB) Windsor

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