Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Aug 2 8:15 PM
TOR 41 @ KW 20 W 2,500  
Ex
Wed Aug 8 11:30 PM
TOR 28 @ CGY 13 W 10,000  
Ex
Mon Aug 13 11:30 PM
TOR 15 @ BC 20 L 17,657  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Aug 25 2:00 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 24 L 22,732  
2
Wed Aug 29 8:00 PM
HAM 18 @ TOR 0 L 23,801  
2
Mon Sep 3 2:00 PM
TOR 21 @ HAM 31 L 20,725  
3
Sat Sep 8 2:00 PM
MTL 28 @ TOR 51 W 20,942 CBCR
4
Wed Sep 12 8:00 PM
TOR 22 @ HAM 21 W 19,153  
4
Fri Sep 14 8:00 PM
HAM 19 @ TOR 41 W 24,118  
5
Sat Sep 22 2:00 PM
OTT 31 @ TOR 20 L 21,825 CBCR
6
Sat Sep 29 2:00 PM
TOR 22 @ OTT 43 L 18,791  
7
Sat Oct 6 2:00 PM
TOR 6 @ HAM 42 L 15,125  
7
Mon Oct 8 2:00 PM
HAM 34 @ TOR 29 L 19,046  
8
Sat Oct 13 2:00 PM
MTL 28 @ TOR 13 L 18,679  
9
Sat Oct 20 2:00 PM
TOR 26 @ OTT 37 L 13,770  
10
Sat Oct 27 2:00 PM
OTT 30 @ TOR 19 L 15,535  
11
Sat Nov 3 2:00 PM
TOR 41 @ MTL 27 W 20,913  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 331 413 W1 1-5-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 173 188 L4 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 158 225 W1 2-4-0

Full 1956 League Standings

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) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (2-10-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.561 2-5-0 (7) 2-5-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.714
Ottawa RedBlacks (4) 0.500
19561955 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.14 +5.89
Average Winning Score 38.75 +12.25
Average Losing Score 17.60 +0.97
Average Home Score 24.71 +3.38
Average Visitor Score 22.57 +4.07
Average Margin of Victory 15.00 +1.75
Average Margin of Loss 14.20 -3.55
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Toronto 173 (24.7) 158 (22.6) 331 (23.6)
Opponent 225 (32.1) 188 (26.9) 413 (29.5)
1st Toronto 36 (5.1) 54 (7.7) 90 (6.4)
Opponent 65 (9.3) 65 (9.3) 130 (9.3)
2nd Toronto 27 (3.9) 34 (4.9) 61 (4.4)
Opponent 61 (8.7) 57 (8.1) 118 (8.4)
3rd Toronto 50 (7.1) 22 (3.1) 72 (5.1)
Opponent 79 (11.3) 45 (6.4) 124 (8.9)
4th Toronto 60 (8.6) 48 (6.9) 108 (7.7)
Opponent 20 (2.9) 21 (3.0) 41 (2.9)
Head Coaches
Assistant Coach
  • Bill Earley – Offensive backfield (until 1956-10-18)
1956 Player Awards and Nominations
1956 Most Outstanding
Toronto Argonauts 1956 All-Star Selections
5 All-Division Selections
HB Dick Shatto
G Fran Machinsky
T Bill Albright
DT Bill Albright
DG Hardiman Cureton

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1956 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Ted Smale (E) Toronto
2–5 (14)   Dick Risk (HB) Toronto
3–5 (23)   Jerry O'Flanagan (T) British Columbia (UBC)
4–5 (31)   Walt Bulchak (HB) Toronto

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