The Montreal Alouettes’ 1955 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1955 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1955 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 13 24 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 12 9 3 0 18 388 214 L1 5-1-0
    Home 6 6 0 0 12 243 98 W6 6-0-0
    Visitor 6 3 3 0 6 145 116 L1 3-3-0

Full 1955 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1955 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.417 6-0-0 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.250
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.333

Team Scoring

19551954 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.17 +15.24
Average Winning Score 39.00 +11.82
Average Losing Score 12.33 -1.67
Average Home Score 40.50 +11.93
Average Visitor Score 24.17 +4.02
Average Margin of Victory 22.89 +4.53
Average Margin of Loss 10.67 +7.67

1955 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 23,000
  • Total: 132,308
  • High: 22,940
  • Avg: 22,051 (6 out of 6 games)
  • Diff from 1954 Avg: +3,730
  • Low: 21,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 95.88
  • Diff from League Avg: +20,631

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

214 (17.8)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 483583 564298 6344107 7624100 243 (40.5)145 (24.2)388 (32.3)
Opponent 272552 304171 18624 234467 116 (19.3)98 (16.3)

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

Montreal Alouettes 1955 Player Awards and Nominations

1955 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Pat Abbruzzi (Winner)
  • Lineman — Dewitt “Tex” Coulter (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Joey Pal (Division Finalist)

Montreal Alouettes 1955 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Ernie Darragh (FB) McMaster
2–4 (8)   Lionel Quinn (HB) McGill
3–4 (12)   Bill Stevenson (QB) Toronto
4–4 (16)   Herb English (HB) McGill
5–4 (20)   Ed Olszeski (G) McGill
6–4 (24)   Norm Dyson (QB) Queen's
7–4 (28)   Norm Levine McGill
8–4 (32)   Ross Woods (HB) Toronto
9–4 (36)   Ray Ksiazek Toronto
10–4 (40)   Don Woods (G) McGill
11–4   Pass
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed. Aug. 10 5:45 PM
SSK 12 @ MTL 3 L 20,276  
B
Wed. Aug. 24
MTL 10 @ HAM 12 L 13,649  
1
Sat. Sept. 3
OTT 22 @ MTL 34 W 21,033  
1
Mon. Sept. 5
MTL 18 @ OTT 19 L 16,000  
2
Sat. Sept. 10
TOR 11 @ MTL 43 W 22,227  
3
Sat. Sept. 17
HAM 20 @ MTL 38 W 22,940  
4
Sat. Sept. 24
MTL 13 @ HAM 22 L 15,396  
5
Sat. Oct. 1
MTL 30 @ TOR 28 W 19,200  
6
Sat. Oct. 8
MTL 35 @ OTT 7 W 12,500  
6
Mon. Oct. 10 3:00 PM
OTT 6 @ MTL 43 W 22,259  
7
Sat. Oct. 15
TOR 23 @ MTL 44 W 21,000  
8
Sat. Oct. 22
MTL 43 @ TOR 12 W 18,329  
9
Sat. Oct. 29
HAM 16 @ MTL 41 W 22,849  
10
Sat. Nov. 5
MTL 6 @ HAM 28 L 14,800  
P2
Sat. Nov. 19
TOR 36 @ MTL 38 W 21,103  
GC
Sat. Nov. 26 4:30 PM
MTL 19 vs EDM 34 L 39,471 R/C, CBCE