The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1957 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 50 83 L2 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 8 6 0 16 326 237 L1 3-3-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 155 90 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 171 147 L3 1-5-0

Full 1957 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 Opponent Appearances

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 (5) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (5) 0.286

Coaches

Head Coach

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1957 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 16,372
  • Total: 118,540
  • High: 19,998
  • Avg: 16,934 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1956 Avg: +987
  • Low: 12,440
  • Sellouts: 5
  • % of Capacity: 103.43
  • Diff from League Avg: +16,634

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Team Scoring

19571956 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.21 8.71 -
Average Winning Score 26.88 2.70 -
Average Losing Score 18.50 1.50 +
Average Home Score 22.14 1.00 -
Average Visitor Score 24.43 1.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 14.00 3.29 +
Average Margin of Loss 3.83 11.60 -

Stadium

  • 1957 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

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 472370 345993 305181 443882 155 (22.1)171 (24.4)326 (23.3)
Opponent 131629 345387 303060 134861 147 (21.0)90 (12.9)237 (16.9)

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

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 Player Awards and Nominations

1957 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Kaye Vaughan (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Kaye Vaughan (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Bob Simpson (Team Nominee)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Russ Radchuk (G) Queen's
2–3 (12) Pete Mitchell (E) McMaster
3–3 (21) Pete Polecrone (C) Toronto
4–3 Pass
5–3 Pass
6–3 Pass

Ottawa Rough Riders 1957 All-Star Selections

6 All-Division Selections
FW Bob Simpson
G Larry Hayes
T Kaye Vaughan
DT Kaye Vaughan
DG Larry Hayes
S Bob Simpson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 4
Fri. Aug. 2
8:30 PM
CGY 14 @ OTT 23 W 9,272
B 7
Thu. Aug. 8
8:15 PM
SSK 7 @ OTT 14 W 9,000
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
5
Sat. Aug. 10
OTT 6 @ WPG 36 L 10,000
7
Mon. Aug. 12
OTT 7 @ CGY 26 L 10,000
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
1 12
Tue. Aug. 20
HAM 7 @ OTT 20 W 18,000
13
Fri. Aug. 23
OTT 22 @ TOR 17 W 21,566
2 15
Sat. Aug. 31
OTT 21 @ MTL 22 L 22,984
3 18
Sat. Sept. 7
MTL 16 @ OTT 17 W 19,998
4 19
Sat. Sept. 14
OTT 14 @ HAM 18 L 22,010
5 22
Sat. Sept. 21
OTT 55 @ TOR 14 W 15,845
6 24
Sat. Sept. 28
TOR 21 @ OTT 40 W 16,506
7 25
Sat. Oct. 5
HAM 18 @ OTT 17 L 17,240
8 28
Sat. Oct. 12
MTL 17 @ OTT 27 W 18,356
29
Mon. Oct. 14
OTT 24 @ MTL 32 L 22,864
9 32
Sat. Oct. 19
OTT 23 @ TOR 31 L 13,882
10 34
Sat. Oct. 26
TOR 7 @ OTT 25 W 12,440
11 35
Sat. Nov. 2
HAM 4 @ OTT 9 W 16,000
12 37
Sat. Nov. 9
OTT 12 @ HAM 13 L 18,000
P1 39
Wed. Nov. 13
MTL 24 @ OTT 15 L 15,000