The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1989 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 64 23 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 519 517 W4 4-2-0
    Home 9 7 2 0 14 301 254 W2 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 218 263 W2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 9 1 0 18 312 232 W6 6-0-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 207 285 L4 1-5-0

Full 1989 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.339 5-0-0 (5) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.583 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.222
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.389
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.389
BC Lions (2) 0.389
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.889
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Al Bruno (Nov. 17, 1987 – Sept. 24, 1990)

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Assistant Coaches
  • Garney Henley – Offensive Coordinator
  • John Salavantis – Offensive Coordinator
  • Monte Charles – Offensive Coordinator
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Ted Schmitz – Defensive Coordinator
  • Frank North – Special teams

1989 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,231
  • Total: 155,104
  • High: 25,968
  • Avg: 17,233 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1988 Avg: +2,478
  • Low: 14,291
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 58.96
  • Diff from League Avg: -8,182

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Team Scoring

19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 57.56 5.17 +
Average Winning Score 34.42 2.36 -
Average Losing Score 17.67 1.33 +
Average Home Score 33.44 2.00 +
Average Visitor Score 24.22 2.56 +
Average Margin of Victory 10.50 5.06 -
Average Margin of Loss 20.67 6.56 +

Stadium

  • 1989 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 29,231
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1983 – Reduction

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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 323971 11183194 633598 9560155 301 (33.4)218 (24.2)519 (28.8)
Opponent 6455119 6374137 5967126 6867135 263 (29.2)254 (28.2)517 (28.7)

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 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (5-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0) 7 (4-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (8-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (3-6-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 11 (11-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Tony Champion
  • 1 – Todd Dillon
  • 1 – Mike Kerrigan
  • 1 – Derrick McAdoo
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Denman Gordon

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Mike Walker
  • 1 – Ronnie Glanton
  • 1 – Grover Covington

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Player Awards and Nominations

1989 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tony Champion (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Lance Shields (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Miles Gorrell (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Rocky DiPietro (Winner)
  • Rookie — Stephen Jordan (Winner)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–3 (11) Curtis Bell (WR) Washington
2–4 (12) [SSK] Ernie Schramayr (FB) Purdue
3–3 (19) Wayne Drinkwalter (LB) Thunder Bay Giants Jr.
4–3 (27) Mark Brus (RB) Tulsa
5–3 (35) Steve Blyth (DT) San Diego State
6–3 (43) Sam Loucks (RB) McMaster
7–3 (51) Pete Buchanan (LB) Nebraska
8–3 (59) Bill Scollard (P) Saint Mary's

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1989 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
SB Rocky DiPietro
WR Tony Champion*
G Jason Riley
T Miles Gorrell
DT Mike Walker
DE Grover Covington
13 All-Division Selections
QB Mike Kerrigan
RB Derrick McAdoo*
SB Rocky DiPietro
WR Tony Champion*
C Dale Sanderson
G Jason Riley
T Miles Gorrell
DT Mike Walker
DE Grover Covington*
OLB Frank Robinson
DHB Stephen Jordan
K Paul Osbaldiston
ST Wally Zatylny

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Wed. June 28
7:30 PM
OTT 7 @ HAM 41 W 9,172
B 8
Wed. July 5
8:30 PM
HAM 23 @ WPG 16 W 23,325
1 10
Wed. July 12
7:30 PM
HAM 24 @ TOR 15 W 32,527 CBC
2 16
Thu. July 20
7:30 PM
WPG 22 @ HAM 28 W 15,525 CBC
3 21
Fri. July 28
9:30 PM
HAM 34 @ SSK 17 W 25,996 CFN
4 25
Fri. Aug. 4
7:30 PM
BC 38 @ HAM 44 W 17,443 CFN
5 29
Thu. Aug. 10
9:30 PM
HAM 8 @ CGY 40 L 19,031 CBC
6 33
Fri. Aug. 18
7:30 PM
SSK 40 @ HAM 46 W 19,336 CFN
7 36
Wed. Aug. 23
9:30 PM
HAM 14 @ EDM 37 L 28,861 TSN
8 38
Mon. Aug. 28
7:30 PM
CGY 34 @ HAM 22 L 14,291 CFN
9 44
Mon. Sept. 4
7:30 PM
TOR 18 @ HAM 23 W 25,968 CBC
10 48
Sun. Sept. 10
1:30 PM
HAM 23 @ OTT 40 L 16,942 CBC
11 52
Sun. Sept. 17
1:30 PM
OTT 34 @ HAM 52 W 14,327 TSN
12 54
Fri. Sept. 22
8:30 PM
HAM 20 @ WPG 19 OT W 28,449 CFN
13 58
Fri. Sept. 29
7:30 PM
EDM 33 @ HAM 12 L 16,387 CFN
14 62
Fri. Oct. 6
10:30 PM
HAM 27 @ BC 46 L 27,021 TSN
15 67
Sun. Oct. 15
1:30 PM
WPG 21 @ HAM 29 W 14,399 CFN
16 71
Sun. Oct. 22
1:00 PM
HAM 32 @ OTT 22 W 14,416 CBC
17 75
Sun. Oct. 29
1:30 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 45 W 17,428 CBC
18 78
Sat. Nov. 4
7:30 PM
HAM 36 @ TOR 27 W 44,209 CFN
P2 84
Sun. Nov. 19
1:30 PM
WPG 10 @ HAM 14 W 20,389 CBC
GC 86
Sun. Nov. 26
5:00 PM
SSK 43 vs HAM 40 L 54,088 CBC, CFN