The Toronto Argonauts’ 1957 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the IRFU

Toronto Argonauts 1957 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1957 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 58 75 W1 1-2-0
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 274 410 W2 3-3-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 168 200 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 1 6 0 2 106 210 W1 1-5-0

Full 1957 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1957 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.561 3-4-0 (7) 1-6-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (5) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (5) 0.571

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Hamp Pool (Dec. 27, 1956 – Sept. 21, 1959)

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1957 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,490
  • Total: 120,864
  • High: 23,194
  • Avg: 17,266 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1956 Avg: -3,297
  • Low: 12,971
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 76.77
  • Diff from League Avg: +16,966

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Team Scoring

19571956 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.86 4.29 -
Average Winning Score 34.75 4.00 -
Average Losing Score 13.50 4.10 -
Average Home Score 24.00 0.71 -
Average Visitor Score 15.14 7.43 -
Average Margin of Victory 14.50 0.50 -
Average Margin of Loss 19.40 5.20 +

Stadium

  • 1957 home stadium: Varsity Stadium
  • Capacity: 21,739
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1950 – 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)
Toronto 302454 462268 513788 412364 168 (24.0)106 (15.1)274 (19.6)
Opponent 336194 6250112 5649105 495099 210 (30.0)200 (28.6)410 (29.3)

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 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (4-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 2nd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1957 Player Awards and Nominations

1957 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dick Shatto (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John Welton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Kuntz (Division Finalist)

Toronto Argonauts 1957 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–1 (10) Bill McIntyre (HB) Toronto
3–1 (19) Aldo Riva (HB) Toronto
4–1 (27) Peter Howe (HB) Queen's
5–1 Pass
6–1 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1957 All-Star Selections

4 All-Division Selections
HB Dick Shatto
E Menan “Tex” Schriewer
DE John Welton
DHB Bobby Kuntz

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 2
Wed. July 31
SSK 30 @ TOR 9 L 16,073
B 6
Wed. Aug. 7
TOR 9 @ HAM 25 L 14,000
C 10
Wed. Aug. 14
MTL 20 @ TOR 40 W 10,890
1 11
Tue. Aug. 20
TOR 28 @ MTL 29 L 21,632
13
Fri. Aug. 23
OTT 22 @ TOR 17 L 21,566
2 16
Mon. Sept. 2
TOR 8 @ HAM 35 L 21,685
3 17
Fri. Sept. 6
HAM 20 @ TOR 9 L 23,194
4 20
Sat. Sept. 14
TOR 1 @ MTL 43 L 22,712
5 22
Sat. Sept. 21
OTT 55 @ TOR 14 L 15,845
6 24
Sat. Sept. 28
TOR 21 @ OTT 40 L 16,506
7 26
Sat. Oct. 5
MTL 31 @ TOR 41 W 14,802
8 27
Sat. Oct. 12
TOR 14 @ HAM 38 L 16,000
30
Mon. Oct. 14
HAM 22 @ TOR 16 L 18,604
9 32
Sat. Oct. 19
OTT 23 @ TOR 31 W 13,882
10 34
Sat. Oct. 26
TOR 7 @ OTT 25 L 12,440
11 36
Sat. Nov. 2
MTL 27 @ TOR 40 W 12,971
12 38
Sat. Nov. 9
TOR 27 @ MTL 0 W 20,315