The Hamilton Tigers

Meta

  • Location/name history of team:
    • Located in Hamilton, ON
      • From Jan. 1, 1950 to Present as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
      • From Jan. 1, 1873 to Jan. 1, 1950 as the Hamilton Tigers
      • Hamilton Wildcats merged with Hamilton Tigers to form the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Jan. 1, 1950.
      • From Jan. 1, 1869 to Dec. 31, 1872 as the Hamilton Football Club
  • Member of:
  • Regular Season Division/League Penants: (33) – 1909, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1950, 1952, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1989, 1998, 2014
  • Grey Cup Appearances: (28) – 1910, 1913, 1915, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1998, 1999, 2013, 2014
  • Grey Cup Championships: (13) – 1913, 1915, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1953, 1957, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1986, 1999

Best and Worst Regular Season Records

Hamilton Tigers Best Seasons
Year(s) GP W L T Pct
1 1935 9 7 2 0 0.778
2 1928, 1915 6 6 0 0 1.000
3 1932, 1929, 1927, 1924, 1914, 1913, 1909, 1908 6 5 1 0 0.833
4 1930 6 4 0 2 0.833
5 1923 6 4 1 1 0.750
6 1920, 1910, 1907 6 4 2 0 0.667
7 1934, 1922 6 3 1 2 0.667
8 1936, 1931, 1926, 1921, 1919, 1912, 1911 6 3 3 0 0.500
9 1925 6 2 3 1 0.417
10 1947 12 2 9 1 0.208
Hamilton Tigers Worst Seasons
Year(s) GP W L T Pct
1 1946 12 0 10 2 0.083
2 1945, 1933 6 1 5 0 0.167
3 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937 6 2 4 0 0.333
4 1947 12 2 9 1 0.208
5 1925 6 2 3 1 0.417
6 1936, 1931, 1926, 1921, 1919, 1912, 1911 6 3 3 0 0.500
7 1934, 1922 6 3 1 2 0.667
8 1920, 1910, 1907 6 4 2 0 0.667
9 1923 6 4 1 1 0.750
10 1930 6 4 0 2 0.833

Stadium

  • Last home: Civic Stadium
  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Last stadium change: 1930 – Opened 1930

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Historical Attendance

Database Stats

Hamilton Tigers Scoring Records

Regular Season

Most Points, Game
Most Points, Quarter

Regular Season Games Played Leaders

  • 69 – George Mountain
  • 51 – Jimmy Simpson
  • 45 – Seymour Wilson
  • 44 – Brian Timmis
  • 42 – Teddy Manorek
  • 40 – Don Summerhayes
  • 37 – Jack Craig
  • 35 – Cliff Reed
  • 35 – Bill Friday
  • 33 – Johnny Agnew
  • 33 – Jimmy Dunn
  • 31 – Eddie Remegis

Record Streaks for the Hamilton Tigers Regular Season

Winning Streak
Overall
  • 10
    (Oct. 24, 1914 — Nov. 13, 1915)
  • 9
    (Oct. 6, 1928 — Oct. 19, 1929)
  • 7
    (Oct. 20, 1923 — Oct. 25, 1924)
Home
  • 15
    (Oct. 16, 1926 — Oct. 10, 1931)
  • 14
    (Oct. 19, 1907 — Nov. 4, 1911)
  • 9
    (Nov. 10, 1934 — Oct. 31, 1936)
Visitor
  • 8
    (Nov. 1, 1913 — Oct. 30, 1915)
  • 4
    (Oct. 6, 1928 — Oct. 12, 1929)
  • 3
    (Nov. 11, 1933 — Oct. 20, 1934)
Unbeaten Streak
Overall
  • 10
    (Nov. 2, 1929 — Oct. 17, 1931)
  • 10
    (Oct. 24, 1914 — Nov. 13, 1915)
  • 9
    (Oct. 6, 1928 — Oct. 19, 1929)
Home
  • 15
    (Oct. 16, 1926 — Oct. 10, 1931)
  • 14
    (Oct. 19, 1907 — Nov. 4, 1911)
  • 11
    (Oct. 13, 1934 — Oct. 31, 1936)
Visitor
  • 8
    (Nov. 1, 1913 — Oct. 30, 1915)
  • 5
    (Nov. 2, 1929 — Oct. 17, 1931)
  • 5
    (Oct. 29, 1921 — Sept. 29, 1923)
Losing Streak
Overall
  • 8
    (Oct. 14, 1946 — Sept. 20, 1947)
  • 8
    (Oct. 6, 1945 — Sept. 21, 1946)
  • 5
    (Nov. 4, 1939 — Oct. 19, 1940)
Home
  • 5
    (Oct. 14, 1946 — Sept. 17, 1947)
  • 5
    (Oct. 8, 1945 — Sept. 21, 1946)
  • 3
    (Nov. 11, 1939 — Oct. 19, 1940)
Visitor
  • 5
    (Oct. 27, 1946 — Oct. 4, 1947)
  • 5
    (Oct. 6, 1945 — Oct. 5, 1946)
  • 4
    (Oct. 10, 1936 — Oct. 16, 1937)
Winless Streak
Overall
  • 20
    (Oct. 6, 1945 — Sept. 20, 1947)
  • 5
    (Sept. 28, 1947 — Oct. 18, 1947)
  • 5
    (Nov. 4, 1939 — Oct. 19, 1940)
Home
  • 11
    (Oct. 8, 1945 — Sept. 17, 1947)
  • 5
    (Oct. 7, 1933 — Oct. 27, 1934)
  • 3
    (Nov. 11, 1939 — Oct. 19, 1940)
Visitor
  • 14
    (Oct. 6, 1945 — Nov. 2, 1947)
  • 4
    (Oct. 10, 1936 — Oct. 16, 1937)
  • 4
    (Nov. 1, 1924 — Nov. 14, 1925)

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