The Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Season

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 7 7 0 14 266 238 L1 3-3-0
    Home 7 4 3 0 8 139 104 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 127 134 L1 3-3-0

Full 1953 League Standings

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) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sat Aug 15
OTT 11 @ WPG 18 L 15,600  
B
Mon Aug 17
OTT 9 @ EDM 12 L 12,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 29
OTT 10 @ HAM 14 L 12,000  
2
Sat Sep 5
MTL 6 @ OTT 26 W 12,000  
3
Sat Sep 12 2:15 PM
OTT 20 @ TOR 16 W 17,459  
4
Wed Sep 16
MTL 13 @ OTT 22 W    
4
Sun Sep 20
OTT 21 @ MTL 37 L 16,902  
5
Sat Sep 26
TOR 18 @ OTT 17 L 16,000  
6
Sat Oct 3
HAM 6 @ OTT 31 W 15,500  
7
Sat Oct 10
MTL 24 @ OTT 6 L 15,482  
7
Sun Oct 11
OTT 18 @ MTL 26 L 15,462  
8
Sat Oct 17
HAM 33 @ OTT 24 L 13,500  
9
Sun Oct 25
OTT 30 @ MTL 15 W 16,115  
10
Sat Oct 31
OTT 20 @ TOR 8 W 20,187  
11
Sat Nov 7
TOR 4 @ OTT 13 W 12,688  
12
Sat Nov 14
OTT 8 @ HAM 18 L 18,000  

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.510 4-3-0 (7) 3-4-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.571
Montreal Alouettes (6) 0.571
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.357

Team Scoring

19531952 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.00 -0.50
Average Winning Score 23.14 +0.54
Average Losing Score 14.86 +2.43
Average Home Score 19.86 +7.19
Average Visitor Score 18.14 -2.52
Average Margin of Victory 13.43 +5.63
Average Margin of Loss 9.43 -1.57

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 191938 393877 303969 513182 139 (19.9)127 (18.1)266 (19.0)
Opponent 281846 382361 194564 194867 134 (19.1)104 (14.9)238 (17.0)

Coaches

Head Coach

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Player Awards and Nominations

1953 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Gene “Choo-Choo” Roberts (Division Finalist)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1953 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Joe Harris (MW) Toronto
2–2 (6)   Stu Kennedy (MW) Queen's
3–2 (10)   Tony Arnoldi (E) Queen's
4–2 (14)   Hank Tamowski (E) Toronto
5–2 (18)   Ken Atwood (HB) Queen's
6–2 (22)   Cameron Kenny (HB) McGill
7–2 (26)   Clive Bynoe (G) McMaster
8–2 (30)   Pete Johnson (G) Queen's
9–2 (34)   Bill Gatfield (HB) Queen's
10–2 (38)   Walter Waddell (G) Queen's

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