The Toronto Argonauts’ 1963 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Toronto Argonauts 1963 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1963 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 77 70 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 3 11 0 6 202 310 L1 1-5-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 110 155 W1 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 0 7 0 0 92 155 L7 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 9 2 7 0 4 108 168 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 1 4 0 2 94 142 W1 1-4-0

Full 1963 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1963 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.595 2-2-0 (4) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.500 1-2-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.643
BC Lions (1) 0.750
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.688
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.125
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.438

Coaches

Head Coach

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1963 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Total: 183,471
  • High: 31,214
  • Avg: 26,210 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1962 Avg: +1,490
  • Low: 19,263
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 79.07
  • Diff from League Avg: +5,486

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Team Scoring

19631962 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.57 8.93 -
Average Winning Score 22.33 0.58 +
Average Losing Score 12.27 4.93 -
Average Home Score 15.71 2.57 -
Average Visitor Score 13.14 5.57 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.00 3.25 +
Average Margin of Loss 12.27 1.93 -

Stadium

  • 1963 home stadium: Exhibition Stadium
  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1959 – Opened 1959

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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 7815 412465 241337 384785 110 (15.7)92 (13.1)202 (14.4)
Opponent 393978 342458 474491 354883 155 (22.1)155 (22.1)310 (22.1)

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) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 2nd 2 (0-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (2-3-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1963 Player Awards and Nominations

1963 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dick Shatto (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John Autry (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — John Wydareny (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1963 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) John Wydraney (HB) Western Ontario
2–1 (10) John Metras, Jr. (C) Western Ontario
3–1 (19) Wayne Reeder (HB) Royal Military College
4–1 (28) Len Blackladder (HB) Ottawa
5–1 (37) Neil Weber (HB) St. Francis Xavier
6–1 (43) Ted Farrow (T) Western Ontario
7–1 (49) Tom Kristenbrun (T) Toronto
8–1 (53) Barry Corkmer (QB) British Columbia (UBC)
9–1 Pass
10–1 Pass
11–1 Pass
12–1 Pass
13–1 Pass
14–1 Pass
15–1 Pass
16–1 Pass
17–1 Pass
18–1 Pass
19–1 Pass
20–1 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1963 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
HB Dick Shatto
3 All-Division Selections
HB Dick Shatto
DE John Autry
DHB Jim Rountree

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Wed. July 17
BC 30 @ TOR 27 L 24,076
B 7
Wed. July 24
EDM 20 @ TOR 21 W 22,281
C 10
Mon. July 29
TOR 26 @ WPG 12 W 14,742
11
Wed. July 31
TOR 3 @ CGY 8 L 16,500
1 17
Fri. Aug. 9
OTT 5 @ TOR 8 W 27,557
2 23
Fri. Aug. 16
TOR 16 @ EDM 17 L 20,000
3 24
Mon. Aug. 19
TOR 14 @ BC 22 L 31,589
28
Fri. Aug. 23
TOR 8 @ MTL 15 L 19,354
5 34
Mon. Sept. 2
TOR 1 @ HAM 7 L 26,318
6 37
Fri. Sept. 6
8:00 PM
WPG 25 @ TOR 20 L 29,902
8 47
Sun. Sept. 15
HAM 7 @ TOR 15 W 30,752
51
Sun. Sept. 22
CGY 50 @ TOR 0 L 31,214
10 56
Sat. Sept. 28
TOR 12 @ OTT 30 L 18,022
11 59
Fri. Oct. 4
MTL 29 @ TOR 13 L 23,587
12 66
Sun. Oct. 13
TOR 20 @ MTL 34 L 23,277
13 72
Sun. Oct. 20
HAM 11 @ TOR 10 L 21,196
14 76
Sun. Oct. 27
2:00 PM
SSK 28 @ TOR 44 W 19,263
15 79
Sat. Nov. 2
TOR 21 @ OTT 30 L 13,089