The Toronto Argonauts 1959 Season

Toronto Argonauts 1959 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 79 68 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 192 274 L5 1-5-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 113 113 L3 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 79 161 L2 1-5-0

Full 1959 League Standings

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 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (1-9-0)
After 3rd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (3-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
B
Wed. Aug. 5
CHIC 55 @ TOR 26 L 27,770  
C
Wed. Aug. 12
SSK 13 @ TOR 53 W 10,000  
1
Tue. Aug. 18
TOR 21 @ OTT 20 W 20,675  
1
Fri. Aug. 21
HAM 16 @ TOR 7 L 22,813  
2
Fri. Aug. 28
TOR 6 @ MTL 24 L 23,927  
3
Mon. Sept. 7
TOR 3 @ HAM 37 L 24,425  
4
Sun. Sept. 13
OTT 6 @ TOR 19 W 25,849  
5
Wed. Sept. 16
TOR 1 @ OTT 28 L 13,097  
5
Sun. Sept. 20
HAM 34 @ TOR 17 L 27,883  
6
Sat. Sept. 26
MTL 9 @ TOR 39 W 20,035  
7
Sat. Oct. 3
TOR 37 @ MTL 14 W 22,152  
8
Sat. Oct. 10
HAM 13 @ TOR 7 L 26,223  
8
Mon. Oct. 12
TOR 7 @ HAM 20 L 22,068  
9
Sat. Oct. 17
MTL 4 @ TOR 3 L 19,041  
10
Sat. Oct. 24
TOR 4 @ OTT 18 L 14,698  
11
Sat. Oct. 31
OTT 31 @ TOR 21 L 19,465  

Toronto Argonauts 1959 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.582 2-5-0 (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
Ottawa Rough Riders (5) 0.571

Team Scoring

19591958 +/-
Average Combined Score 33.29 -7.71
Average Winning Score 29.00 -4.75
Average Losing Score 7.60 -5.50
Average Home Score 16.14 -4.14
Average Visitor Score 11.29 -6.43
Average Margin of Victory 16.75 -7.50
Average Margin of Loss 14.90 +1.00

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 131124 352358 292150 362460 113 (16.1)79 (11.3)192 (13.7)
Opponent 293463 315687 173552 363672 161 (23.0)113 (16.1)274 (19.6)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Toronto Argonauts 1959 Player Awards and Nominations

1959 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dick Shatto (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bobby Jack Oliver (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Kuntz (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1959 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
HB Carlton “Cookie” Gilchrist
HB Dick Shatto
DHB Jim Rountree

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Toronto Argonauts 1959 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1)   Larry Stacey (DE) Toronto
2–1 (10)   Doug Lougheed (E) Toronto
3–1   Pass
4–1   Pass

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