The Montreal Alouettes’ 1959 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1959 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1959 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 2 1 0 4 115 79 W1 2-1-0
Regular Season 14 6 8 0 12 193 305 W1 2-4-0
    Home 7 4 3 0 8 121 157 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 72 148 L1 2-4-0

Full 1959 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1959 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.541 4-3-0 (7) 2-5-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (5) 0.714
Ottawa Rough Riders (5) 0.571
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.286

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1959 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 23,000
  • Total: 162,555
  • High: 26,218
  • Avg: 23,222 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1958 Avg: +184
  • Low: 21,817
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 100.97
  • Diff from League Avg: +18,937

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Team Scoring

19591958 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.57 2.57 -
Average Winning Score 19.17 4.98 -
Average Losing Score 9.75 2.75 -
Average Home Score 17.29 3.57 -
Average Visitor Score 10.29 6.71 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.33 2.81 -
Average Margin of Loss 21.00 6.17 +

Stadium

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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)
Montreal 44145 201636 263561 312051 121 (17.3)72 (10.3)193 (13.8)
Opponent 284068 303565 362965 6344107 148 (21.1)157 (22.4)305 (21.8)

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) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1959 Player Awards and Nominations

1959 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Billy Shipp (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Douglas McNichol (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1959 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Bob Miller (HB) Western Ontario
2–3 (12) Nick Cioran (HB) McMaster
3–3 (19) Bill Hunter (G) Toronto
4–3 Pass

Montreal Alouettes 1959 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
C Tom Hugo, Jr.
T Billy Shipp
DE Douglas McNichol

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 2
Tue. July 28
CGY 21 @ MTL 28 W 21,603
B 4
Tue. Aug. 4
WPG 39 @ MTL 34 L 21,739
C 6
Mon. Aug. 10
8:00 PM
SSK 19 @ MTL 53 W 19,754
1 8
Tue. Aug. 18
MTL 16 @ HAM 22 L 22,126
10
Fri. Aug. 21
OTT 8 @ MTL 23 W 22,813
2 12
Fri. Aug. 28
TOR 6 @ MTL 24 W 23,927
3 14
Sat. Sept. 5
MTL 22 @ OTT 7 W 16,698
4 16
Sat. Sept. 12
HAM 21 @ MTL 27 W 26,218
5 18
Wed. Sept. 16
MTL 13 @ HAM 25 L 24,759
20
Sat. Sept. 19
OTT 43 @ MTL 6 L 23,811
6 23
Sat. Sept. 26
MTL 9 @ TOR 39 L 20,035
7 25
Sat. Oct. 3
TOR 37 @ MTL 14 L 22,152
8 26
Sat. Oct. 10
MTL 8 @ OTT 36 L 17,203
29
Mon. Oct. 12
OTT 28 @ MTL 12 L 21,817
9 31
Sat. Oct. 17
MTL 4 @ TOR 3 W 19,041
10 32
Sat. Oct. 24
MTL 0 @ HAM 16 L 15,500
11 34
Sat. Oct. 31
HAM 14 @ MTL 15 W 21,817
P1 36
Sat. Nov. 7
1:00 PM
MTL 0 @ OTT 43 L 19,060 CBC