The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1964 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 103 34 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 14 8 5 1 17 313 228 W1 3-3-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 193 114 L1 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 2 4 1 5 120 114 W1 2-3-1
   Divisional opponent 9 5 4 0 10 170 156 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 1 1 7 143 72 W2 3-1-1

Full 1964 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.488 3-1-0 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 3-0-0 (3) 0-1-1 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.750
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.286
BC Lions (1) 0.781
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.250
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.094

Coaches

Head Coach

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1964 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 143,341
  • High: 23,121
  • Avg: 20,477 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1963 Avg: +1,972
  • Low: 17,768
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 93.08
  • Diff from League Avg: -62

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Team Scoring

19641963 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.64 4.93 -
Average Winning Score 29.50 0.28 +
Average Losing Score 12.00 0.60 -
Average Home Score 27.57 1.43 -
Average Visitor Score 17.14 0.43 -
Average Margin of Victory 18.50 7.17 +
Average Margin of Loss 12.60 0.60 +

Stadium

  • 1964 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1960 – 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 312253 425597 533487 67976 193 (27.6)120 (17.1)313 (22.4)
Opponent 382664 182846 412869 173249 114 (16.3)114 (16.3)228 (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) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (0-2-1) 4 (4-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (2-3-1)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (3-3-1)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (6-2-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (2-3-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 Player Awards and Nominations

1964 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ron Stewart (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John Kenerson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ron Stewart (Team Nominee)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) Pete Martin (FB) Western Ontario
2–7 (16) Andy Shaw (T) Queen's
3–7 (25) George Poirier (HB) Loyola
4–7 (34) Bruce Leggatt (HB) McMaster
4–8 (35) [BC] Joel LaMorre (E) St. Francis Xavier
5–7 (42) Jim Burke (T) St. Francis Xavier
6–7 (47) Harold Rose (HB) Queen's
7–7 (51) John McLennan (QB) McMaster
8–7 Pass
9–7 Pass
10–7 Pass

Ottawa Rough Riders 1964 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
T Roger Kramer
6 All-Division Selections
HB Ron Stewart*
FB Dave Thelen
E Ted Watkins
T Roger Kramer
DE Billy Joe Booth
DHB Joe Poirier

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Thu. July 16
BC 6 @ OTT 21 W 15,020
B 5
Mon. July 20
OTT 25 @ WPG 7 W 11,800
C 9
Sat. July 25
EDM 20 @ OTT 32 W 10,032
13
Thu. July 30
8:05 PM
OTT 25 @ MTL 1 W 25,381
1 19
Fri. Aug. 7
OTT 21 @ TOR 23 L 29,479
2 23
Fri. Aug. 14
HAM 10 @ OTT 13 W 21,665
3 27
Tue. Aug. 18
WPG 20 @ OTT 46 W 17,768
5 35
Tue. Sept. 1
TOR 21 @ OTT 23 W 20,221
37
Fri. Sept. 4
OTT 1 @ EDM 20 L 12,157
6 41
Tue. Sept. 8
OTT 17 @ BC 17 T 31,355
7 43
Sat. Sept. 12
CGY 12 @ OTT 52 W 19,560
8 48
Sat. Sept. 19
OTT 23 @ MTL 8 W 20,462
9 53
Sat. Sept. 26
MTL 14 @ OTT 16 W 21,296
11 63
Tue. Oct. 6
SSK 3 @ OTT 27 W 19,710
12 66
Mon. Oct. 12
OTT 1 @ HAM 23 L 27,151
13 71
Sat. Oct. 17
HAM 34 @ OTT 16 L 23,121
14 77
Sun. Oct. 25
OTT 21 @ MTL 23 L 18,055
15 80
Sat. Oct. 31
OTT 36 @ TOR 0 W 17,701
P1 83
Sat. Nov. 7
MTL 0 @ OTT 27 W 18,214
P2 87
Sat. Nov. 14
HAM 13 @ OTT 30 W 18,388
89
Sat. Nov. 21
OTT 8 @ HAM 26 L 21,100