Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Jul 20 8:15 PM
BC 17 @ TOR 28 W 22,415  
Ex
Tue Jul 25 11:30 PM
TOR 28 @ CGY 17 W 11,000  
Ex
Thu Jul 27 9:30 PM
TOR 18 @ WPG 20 L 15,054  
Ex
Wed Aug 2 8:15 PM
STL 36 @ TOR 7 L 24,376  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result Attendance TV
2
Mon Aug 14 8:00 PM
WPG 14 @ TOR 13 L 27,189  
3
Sun Aug 20 2:00 PM
HAM 28 @ TOR 24 L 27,809  
4
Fri Aug 25 8:00 PM
TOR 15 @ MTL 10 W 18,522  
6
Mon Sep 4 2:00 PM
TOR 19 @ HAM 21 L 26,533  
6
Sun Sep 10 2:00 PM
SSK 7 @ TOR 27 W 24,047  
7
Sat Sep 16 11:30 PM
TOR 8 @ EDM 8 T 21,510  
8
Mon Sep 18 11:30 PM
TOR 15 @ BC 7 W 24,428  
8
Sun Sep 24 2:00 PM
OTT 29 @ TOR 10 L 30,648  
9
Fri Sep 29 8:00 PM
CGY 19 @ TOR 22 W 23,546  
10
Sat Oct 7 2:00 PM
TOR 33 @ MTL 27 W 19,075  
11
Sun Oct 15 2:00 PM
HAM 37 @ TOR 10 L 29,553  
12
Sat Oct 21 2:00 PM
TOR 21 @ OTT 7 W 18,821  
13
Sun Oct 29 2:00 PM
MTL 9 @ TOR 15 W 23,316  
14
Sat Nov 4 2:00 PM
TOR 23 @ OTT 35 L 17,144  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 11 2:00 PM
TOR 43 @ OTT 19 W 19,151  
P2
Sat Nov 18 2:00 PM
HAM 7 @ TOR 25 W 33,161  
P2
Sat Nov 25 2:00 PM
TOR 2 @ HAM 48 L 22,671 CTV
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 7 6 1 15 255 258 L1 4-2-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 121 143 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 4 2 1 9 134 115 L1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 170 203 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 1 1 7 85 55 W2 3-1-1

Full 1961 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 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (2-0-1) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (3-1-1) 2 (2-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (5-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 8 (5-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.536 1-3-0 (4) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.475 2-1-0 (3) 1-0-1 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.321
Ottawa RedBlacks (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.125
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.438
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.344
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.813
19611960 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.64 -8.71
Average Winning Score 21.14 -11.76
Average Losing Score 16.50 +6.25
Average Home Score 17.29 -16.71
Average Visitor Score 19.14 +0.29
Average Margin of Victory 8.86 -8.04
Average Margin of Loss 10.83 -5.17
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Toronto 121 (17.3) 134 (19.1) 255 (18.2)
Opponent 115 (16.4) 143 (20.4) 258 (18.4)
1st Toronto 31 (4.4) 29 (4.1) 60 (4.3)
Opponent 39 (5.6) 51 (7.3) 90 (6.4)
2nd Toronto 34 (4.9) 34 (4.9) 68 (4.9)
Opponent 24 (3.4) 20 (2.9) 44 (3.1)
3rd Toronto 28 (4.0) 40 (5.7) 68 (4.9)
Opponent 21 (3.0) 36 (5.1) 57 (4.1)
4th Toronto 28 (4.0) 31 (4.4) 59 (4.2)
Opponent 31 (4.4) 36 (5.1) 67 (4.8)
Head Coach
1961 Player Awards and Nominations
1961 Most Outstanding
Toronto Argonauts 1961 All-Star Selections
6 All-Division Selections
HB Dick Shatto
HB Dave Mann
C Norm Stoneburgh
MG Marty Martinello
ILB Jim Andreotti
S Jim Rountree

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1961 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [HAM] Casey Wood (T) Toronto
1–4 (4)   Mike Wicklum (HB) Toronto
2–4 (9)   Mike Muir (E) Toronto
3–4 (14)   Bob Milligan (FB) McGill
4–4 (18)   Sam Poaps (G) Queen's
5–4 (22)   Mike Chykaliuk (G) Toronto
6–4   Pass

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