The Toronto Argonauts’ 1958 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the IRFU

Toronto Argonauts 1958 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1958 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 56 58 L2 1-2-0
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 266 308 L2 3-3-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 142 139 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 1 6 0 2 124 169 L1 1-5-0

Full 1958 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1958 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.559 3-4-0 (7) 1-6-0 (7)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.750
Montreal Alouettes (5) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (5) 0.429

Coaches

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

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1958 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 23,993
  • Total: 149,169
  • High: 26,813
  • Avg: 21,309 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1957 Avg: +21,309
  • Low: 16,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 88.81
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,344

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Team Scoring

19581957 +/-
Average Combined Score 41.00 7.86 -
Average Winning Score 33.75 1.00 -
Average Losing Score 13.10 0.40 -
Average Home Score 20.29 3.71 -
Average Visitor Score 17.71 2.57 +
Average Margin of Victory 24.25 9.75 +
Average Margin of Loss 13.90 5.50 -

Stadium

  • 1958 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 133851 40444 286088 612283 142 (20.3)124 (17.7)266 (19.0)
Opponent 391655 366399 441963 207191 169 (24.1)139 (19.9)308 (22.0)

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 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (3-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (1-6-0)
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 1958 Player Awards and Nominations

1958 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dick Shatto (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Dick Fouts (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Kuntz (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1958 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Paul Fedor (E) Queen's
2–2 (11) John Casey (T) Toronto
3–2 (20) George Stulac (E) Toronto
4–2 (26) Neil Desborough (HB) Western Ontario
5–2 (31) Butch Rogers (HB) McMaster

Toronto Argonauts 1958 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
HB Dick Shatto*
C Norm Stoneburgh (Tie)
T Dick Fouts

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 2
Thu. July 31
WPG 15 @ TOR 22 W 12,584
B 5
Wed. Aug. 6
CGY 21 @ TOR 13 L 8,506
C 10
Wed. Aug. 13
HAM 22 @ TOR 21 L 11,713
1 12
Tue. Aug. 19
9:45 PM
TOR 7 @ OTT 44 L 18,470
13
Fri. Aug. 22
MTL 14 @ TOR 15 W 19,492
2 16
Mon. Sept. 1
TOR 24 @ HAM 31 L 20,946
3 17
Fri. Sept. 5
HAM 26 @ TOR 17 L 26,781
4 19
Sat. Sept. 13
2:00 PM
TOR 21 @ MTL 24 L 23,000 CBCE
5 22
Sat. Sept. 20
OTT 17 @ TOR 14 L 20,166
6 24
Sat. Sept. 27
TOR 4 @ OTT 28 L 18,500
7 26
Sat. Oct. 4
MTL 14 @ TOR 10 L 16,000
8 27
Sat. Oct. 11
TOR 15 @ HAM 28 L 16,583
30
Mon. Oct. 13
HAM 0 @ TOR 37 W 16,583
9 32
Sat. Oct. 18
TOR 41 @ OTT 0 W 14,313
10 34
Sat. Oct. 25
OTT 24 @ TOR 42 W 23,334
11 36
Sat. Nov. 1
MTL 44 @ TOR 7 L 26,813
12 38
Sat. Nov. 8
TOR 12 @ MTL 14 L 22,482