The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1974 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 65 103 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 7 9 0 14 279 313 W1 1-5-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 160 125 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 119 188 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 11 5 6 0 10 178 221 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 101 92 L3 2-3-0

Full 1974 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.477 4-1-0 (5) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.519 2-1-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.625
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.406
BC Lions (1) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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1974 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,500
  • Total: 226,645
  • High: 32,790
  • Avg: 28,330 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1973 Avg: -3,586
  • Low: 25,110
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 82.12
  • Diff from League Avg: +5,275

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Team Scoring

19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.00 3.50 -
Average Winning Score 20.43 8.14 -
Average Losing Score 15.11 0.25 +
Average Home Score 20.00 3.57 -
Average Visitor Score 14.88 4.98 -
Average Margin of Victory 8.57 3.57 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.44 4.16 +

Stadium

  • 1974 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 621577 265379 323264 401959 160 (20.0)119 (14.9)279 (17.4)
Opponent 153853 6239101 183957 3072102 188 (23.5)125 (15.6)313 (19.6)

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 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (5-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (6-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 Player Awards and Nominations

1974 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Andy Hopkins (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Fred Grambau (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Ed Chalupka (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Gabriel (Winner)
  • Rookie — Tommy Campbell (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Ken Clarke (WR) Saint Mary's
2–2 (11) Tom Dufault (HB) Wisconsin State-La Crosse
2–8 (17) [EDM] Andy Currie (DE) Acadia
3–2 (20) Frank Takimchuk (T) Saint Mary's
4–2 (29) Peter McNabb (DB) Queen's
5–2 (38) Fred McLean (HB) Wilfrid Laurier
6–2 (47) Ralph Corvino (DB) McMaster
7–2 (56) Dave Lane (DB) Guelph
7–6 (60) [SSK] Doug Ward (DB) York
8–2 (65) Jamie Porteous (DB) New Brunswick
8–6 (69) [SSK] Dave Lawson (QB) McMaster
9–2 (73) Dave Hutton (LB) Guelph
9–6 (77) [SSK] Craig Holt (WR) Guelph

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1974 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
TE Tony Gabriel
4 All-Division Selections
RB Andy Hopkins
TE Tony Gabriel
G Ed Chalupka
DB Al Brenner (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Tue. July 2
HAM 17 @ MTL 23 L 6,000
B 8
Sun. July 7
BC 23 @ HAM 25 W 21,158
C 12
Fri. July 12
HAM 13 @ EDM 16 L 20,226
D 16
Wed. July 17
MTL 41 @ HAM 10 L 20,471
1 20
Wed. July 24
8:00 PM
HAM 12 @ MTL 20 L 15,246 CBC
2 24
Tue. July 30
TOR 22 @ HAM 29 W 28,391
3 29
Tue. Aug. 6
8:00 PM
HAM 25 @ OTT 30 L 19,133 CTVE
4 35
Wed. Aug. 14
HAM 6 @ TOR 17 L 33,157
5 38
Tue. Aug. 20
MTL 7 @ HAM 11 W 28,732
6 42
Sun. Aug. 25
HAM 10 @ MTL 29 L 16,290
7 47
Mon. Sept. 2
OTT 10 @ HAM 11 W 28,050
8 51
Sat. Sept. 7
HAM 16 @ OTT 10 W 18,612
9 54
Wed. Sept. 11
CGY 0 @ HAM 27 W 25,110
10 59
Wed. Sept. 18
SSK 10 @ HAM 23 W 30,026
11 65
Wed. Sept. 25
HAM 29 @ EDM 31 L 23,297
67
Sun. Sept. 29
HAM 10 @ BC 32 L 23,420
12 72
Sun. Oct. 6
OTT 33 @ HAM 21 L 26,055
13 79
Mon. Oct. 14
WPG 19 @ HAM 12 L 27,491
15 87
Sun. Oct. 27
HAM 11 @ TOR 19 L 35,007
16 90
Sun. Nov. 3
TOR 24 @ HAM 26 W 32,790
P1 93
Sun. Nov. 10
1:00 PM
HAM 19 @ OTT 21 L 14,786 CBC