The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1952 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd in the IRFU

Ottawa Rough Riders 1952 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1952 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 12 5 7 0 10 200 238 L4 2-4-0
    Home 6 3 3 0 6 76 108 L2 3-3-0
    Visitor 6 2 4 0 4 124 130 L2 2-4-0

Full 1952 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1952 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.528 3-3-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.792
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.625

Team Scoring

19521951 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.50 +1.92
Average Winning Score 22.60 +1.46
Average Losing Score 12.43 -1.57
Average Home Score 12.67 -5.17
Average Visitor Score 20.67 +2.17
Average Margin of Victory 7.80 -1.63
Average Margin of Loss 11.00 +2.00

1952 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Total: 90,177
  • High: 17,000
  • Avg: 15,029 (6 out of 6 games)
  • Diff from 1951 Avg: -512
  • Low: 12,000
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 100.20
  • Diff from League Avg: +13,244

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Coaches

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Stadium

  • 1952 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 16,372
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1955 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

238 (19.8)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 202747 204767 273057 92029 76 (12.7)124 (20.7)200 (16.7)
Opponent 351752 313768 84250 343468 130 (21.7)108 (18.0)

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

Ottawa Rough Riders 1952 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3)   Bob Garside (HB) Toronto
2–3 (7)   Walt Bashak (MW) McMaster
3–3 (11)   Alex Lawson (QB) Toronto
4–3 (15)   Al Brown, Jr. (OW) Toronto
5–3 (19)   Bob Rumball (HB) Toronto
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance
1
Wed. Aug. 27
OTT 32 @ MTL 28 W 20,586
2
Sat. Sept. 6
HAM 30 @ OTT 8 L 14,000
3
Sat. Sept. 13
OTT 19 @ TOR 24 L 19,300
4
Sat. Sept. 20
MTL 7 @ OTT 8 W 16,500
5
Sat. Sept. 27
OTT 13 @ HAM 27 L 14,000
6
Sat. Oct. 4
TOR 21 @ OTT 25 W 16,500
7
Sat. Oct. 11
MTL 12 @ OTT 25 W 14,177
7
Sun. Oct. 12
OTT 23 @ MTL 6 W 13,000
8
Sat. Oct. 18
TOR 25 @ OTT 6 L 17,000
9
Sat. Oct. 25
OTT 14 @ TOR 20 L 24,402
10
Sat. Nov. 1
OTT 23 @ HAM 25 L 14,000
11
Sat. Nov. 8
HAM 13 @ OTT 4 L 12,000