The Toronto Argonauts 1961 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1961 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 2 1 0 4 74 54 L1 2-1-0
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

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 (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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Wed Aug 2
STL 36 @ TOR 7 L 24,376  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Thu Jul 20
BC 17 @ TOR 28 W 22,415  
B
Tue Jul 25
TOR 28 @ CGY 17 W 11,000  
C
Thu Jul 27
TOR 18 @ WPG 20 L 15,054  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Mon Aug 14
WPG 14 @ TOR 13 L 27,189  
3
Sun Aug 20
HAM 28 @ TOR 24 L 27,809  
4
Fri Aug 25
TOR 15 @ MTL 10 W 18,522  
6
Mon Sep 4
TOR 19 @ HAM 21 L 26,533  
7
Sun Sep 10
SSK 7 @ TOR 27 W 24,047  
8
Sat Sep 16
TOR 8 @ EDM 8 T 21,510  
9
Mon Sep 18
TOR 15 @ BC 7 W 24,428  
9
Sun Sep 24
OTT 29 @ TOR 10 L 30,648  
10
Fri Sep 29
CGY 19 @ TOR 22 W 23,546  
11
Sat Oct 7
TOR 33 @ MTL 27 W 19,075  
13
Sun Oct 15
HAM 37 @ TOR 10 L 29,553  
14
Sat Oct 21
TOR 21 @ OTT 7 W 18,821  
15
Sun Oct 29
MTL 9 @ TOR 15 W 23,316  
16
Sat Nov 4
TOR 23 @ OTT 35 L 17,144  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 11
TOR 43 @ OTT 19 W 19,151  
P2
Sat Nov 18
HAM 7 @ TOR 25 W 33,161  
P2
Sat Nov 25 2:00 PM
TOR 2 @ HAM 48 L 22,671 CTV

Toronto Argonauts 1961 Opponent Appearances

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 Rough Riders (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.125
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.438
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.344
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.813

Team Scoring

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

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 312960 343468 284068 283159 121 (17.3)134 (19.1)255 (18.2)
Opponent 513990 202444 362157 363167 115 (16.4)143 (20.4)258 (18.4)

Coaches

Head Coach

Toronto Argonauts 1961 Player Awards and Nominations

1961 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jim Rountree (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Jim Andreotti (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bobby Kuntz (Division Finalist)

Toronto Argonauts 1961 All-Star Selections

No Toronto Argonauts Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1961.

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Toronto Argonauts 1961 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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