The Toronto Argonauts’ 1965 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Toronto Argonauts 1965 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1965 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 43 65 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 3 11 0 6 193 360 L1 3-3-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 104 165 W1 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 1 6 0 2 89 195 L1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 2 7 0 4 112 224 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 1 4 0 2 81 136 L1 1-4-0

Full 1965 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1965 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.524 1-3-0 (4) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.538 1-2-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.357
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.500
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.313
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.688

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Bob Shaw (Dec. 12, 1964 – March 22, 1967)

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1965 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Total: 151,350
  • High: 28,041
  • Avg: 21,621 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1964 Avg: -3,527
  • Low: 16,711
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 65.22
  • Diff from League Avg: +1,316

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Team Scoring

19651964 +/-
Average Combined Score 39.50 1.57 -
Average Winning Score 21.67 9.58 -
Average Losing Score 11.64 0.16 -
Average Home Score 14.86 3.86 -
Average Visitor Score 12.71 3.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 2.33 9.67 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.82 2.12 +

Stadium

  • 1965 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 212546 311243 251540 273764 104 (14.9)89 (12.7)193 (13.8)
Opponent 344478 5456110 504292 275380 195 (27.9)165 (23.6)360 (25.7)

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) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 2nd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 3rd 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 12 (1-11-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1965 Player Awards and Nominations

1965 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jackie Parker (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Billy Shipp (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ron Brewer (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1965 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) Jim Young (HB) Queen's
2–1 (10) Jim Reid (HB) Western Ontario
3–1 (19) Jim Ware (FL) Queen's
4–1 (28) Bill Ball (LB) Western Ontario
5–1 (37) Ian Bruce (HB) McGill
6–1 (45) Ken McCuaig (E) Carleton
7–1 Pass
8–1 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1965 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
RB Dave Thelen
C Norm Stoneburgh
CLB Ron Brewer

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 6
Thu. July 15
EDM 17 @ TOR 7 L 21,500
B 9
Thu. July 22
BC 19 @ TOR 8 L 19,637
C 12
Mon. July 26
TOR 10 @ CGY 14 L 14,000
14
Thu. July 29
TOR 18 @ HAM 15 W 9,000
2 20
Fri. Aug. 6
OTT 17 @ TOR 14 L 28,041
3 26
Fri. Aug. 13
HAM 17 @ TOR 7 L 27,190
4 29
Wed. Aug. 18
TOR 0 @ MTL 20 L 20,000
5 36
Sun. Aug. 29
TOR 1 @ BC 36 L 20,855
6 37
Tue. Aug. 31
TOR 21 @ EDM 23 L 16,745
7 40
Sun. Sept. 5
TOR 21 @ OTT 41 L 17,303
8 44
Fri. Sept. 10
SSK 28 @ TOR 9 L 20,497
9 51
Sun. Sept. 19
HAM 33 @ TOR 0 L 22,854
10 57
Sun. Sept. 26
1:00 PM
WPG 22 @ TOR 24 W 17,364
11 62
Sun. Oct. 3
TOR 8 @ MTL 25 L 18,000
12 65
Fri. Oct. 8
CGY 27 @ TOR 26 L 16,711
13 71
Sat. Oct. 16
MTL 21 @ TOR 24 W 18,693
14 78
Sun. Oct. 24
TOR 17 @ OTT 15 W 13,487
15 83
Sun. Oct. 31
TOR 21 @ HAM 35 L 17,085