Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Fri Aug 14 8:30 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 6 L 17,852  
Ex
Mon Aug 17 8:30 PM
CGY 12 @ MTL 17 W 10,644  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Aug 26 5:30 PM
MTL 9 @ TOR 11 L 18,000  
2
Wed Sep 2 8:30 PM
TOR 7 @ MTL 15 W 13,267  
2
Sat Sep 5 2:30 PM
MTL 6 @ OTT 26 L 12,000  
3
Fri Sep 11 8:30 PM
HAM 0 @ MTL 17 W 13,215 R/C
4
Wed Sep 16 8:30 PM
MTL 13 @ OTT 22 L    
4
Sun Sep 20 2:00 PM
OTT 21 @ MTL 37 W 16,902  
5
Sat Sep 26 2:00 PM
MTL 15 @ HAM 20 L 16,000  
7
Sat Oct 10 2:15 PM
MTL 24 @ OTT 6 W 15,482  
7
Sun Oct 11 2:15 PM
OTT 18 @ MTL 26 W 15,462  
8
Sun Oct 18 2:15 PM
TOR 11 @ MTL 39 W 19,603  
9
Sun Oct 25 2:15 PM
OTT 30 @ MTL 15 L 16,115  
10
Sat Oct 31 2:00 PM
MTL 18 @ HAM 31 L 17,000  
11
Sun Nov 8 2:00 PM
HAM 18 @ MTL 31 W 12,085  
12
Sat Nov 14 2:00 PM
MTL 27 @ TOR 8 W 16,153  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
P2
Wed Nov 18 1:30 PM
MTL 12 @ HAM 37 L 16,000  
P2
Sun Nov 22 1:30 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 11 L 18,070  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 8 6 0 16 292 229 W2 4-2-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 180 105 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 112 124 W1 2-4-0

Full 1953 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (6-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (5-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (2-1-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.480 6-1-0 (7) 2-5-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.571
Ottawa RedBlacks (6) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.357
19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.21 +2.71
Average Winning Score 27.00 +4.00
Average Losing Score 12.67 +3.67
Average Home Score 25.71 +12.55
Average Visitor Score 16.00 +6.50
Average Margin of Victory 15.88 +7.38
Average Margin of Loss 10.67 -5.23
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Montreal 180 (25.7) 112 (16.0) 292 (20.9)
Opponent 124 (17.7) 105 (15.0) 229 (16.4)
1st Montreal 39 (5.6) 27 (3.9) 66 (4.7)
Opponent 15 (2.1) 18 (2.6) 33 (2.4)
2nd Montreal 24 (3.4) 43 (6.1) 67 (4.8)
Opponent 39 (5.6) 22 (3.1) 61 (4.4)
3rd Montreal 69 (9.9) 28 (4.0) 97 (6.9)
Opponent 39 (5.6) 36 (5.1) 75 (5.4)
4th Montreal 48 (6.9) 14 (2.0) 62 (4.4)
Opponent 31 (4.4) 29 (4.1) 60 (4.3)
Head Coach
1953 Player Awards and Nominations
1953 Most Outstanding
1953 Montreal Alouettes Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1)   Doug McNichol (E) Western Ontario
2–1 (5)   Bill Bewley (HB) Toronto
3–1 (9)   Jim Miller (E) McGill
4–1 (13)   Millar Gallow (C) Western Ontario
5–1 (17)   John Varcoe (G) Queen's
6–1 (21)   Jim McCracken (MW) McMaster
7–1 (25)   Garnet Bertrand (G) McGill
8–1 (29)   Don Menard (G) McGill
9–1 (33)   Don Ball (HB) Queen's
10–1 (37)   Bill Burley (HB) Toronto

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