The Toronto Argonauts’ 1973 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1973 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1973 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 81 75 W3 3-1-0
Regular Season 14 7 5 2 16 265 231 W1 2-3-1
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 138 84 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 7 2 3 2 6 127 147 L1 1-3-2
   Divisional opponent 9 4 4 1 9 149 159 L3 1-4-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 1 1 7 116 72 W2 3-1-1

Full 1973 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1973 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.560 3-1-0 (4) 1-3-1 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.456 2-1-0 (3) 1-0-1 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.643
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.281

Coaches

Head Coach

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1973 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Total: 231,945
  • High: 33,135
  • Avg: 33,135 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1972 Avg: +80
  • Low: 33,135
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 99.95
  • Diff from League Avg: +8,355

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Team Scoring

19731972 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.43 4.00 -
Average Winning Score 23.00 9.33 -
Average Losing Score 11.80 2.47 -
Average Home Score 19.71 4.00 +
Average Visitor Score 18.14 2.43 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.71 2.62 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.00 2.82 +

Stadium

  • 1973 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 235780 342458 323062 491665 138 (19.7)127 (18.1)265 (18.9)
Opponent 142236 203050 162642 3469103 147 (21.0)84 (12.0)231 (16.5)

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

Toronto Argonauts 1973 Player Awards and Nominations

1973 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Joe Theismann (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Jim Stillwagon (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Mike Eben (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Peter Muller (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1973 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Barry Finlay (QB) McMaster
2–2 (11) Greg Higson (HB) McMaster
3–2 (20) Chris Skopelianos (DB) Western Ontario
4–2 (29) Wayne Cuncic (G) Utah State
5–2 (38) Brian Wetsell (T) British Columbia (UBC)
6–2 (46) Bill Ross (E) Waterloo
7–2 (54) Larry Jack (DT) New Brunswick
8–2 (62) Bill Hunter (DB) Western Ontario
9–2 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1973 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
C Paul Desjardins
DE Jim Corrigall
6 All-Division Selections
QB Joe Theismann
WR Eric Allen
C Paul Desjardins
DE Jim Corrigall
OLB Gene Mack
DB Tim Anderson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. July 4
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 L 22,587
B 11
Fri. July 13
SSK 13 @ TOR 25 W 33,135
C 15
Thu. July 19
HAM 25 @ TOR 28 W 33,135
D 18
Tue. July 24
TOR 21 @ CGY 16 W 20,101
1 21
Tue. July 31
TOR 25 @ OTT 9 W 23,764
2 28
Wed. Aug. 8
OTT 6 @ TOR 19 W 33,135
32
Wed. Aug. 15
MTL 21 @ TOR 22 W 33,135
3 35
Wed. Aug. 22
TOR 4 @ HAM 38 L 36,347
4 39
Wed. Aug. 29
TOR 24 @ EDM 16 W 22,265
5 43
Mon. Sept. 3
TOR 23 @ MTL 23 T 22,488
6 48
Sun. Sept. 9
HAM 7 @ TOR 16 W 33,135
8 56
Wed. Sept. 19
SSK 21 @ TOR 15 L 33,135
59
Sun. Sept. 23
2:00 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 19 L 15,494 CTVE
10 62
Sat. Sept. 29
TOR 22 @ BC 22 T 23,400
11 67
Sat. Oct. 6
CGY 10 @ TOR 37 W 33,135
12 74
Sun. Oct. 14
HAM 16 @ TOR 11 L 33,135
13 78
Sun. Oct. 21
TOR 19 @ OTT 20 L 25,328
15 85
Sat. Nov. 3
WPG 3 @ TOR 18 W 33,135
P1 89
Sun. Nov. 11
1:00 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 10 OT L 33,135 CBC