Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
A
Wed Jul 4 8:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 L  
B
Fri Jul 13 8:00 PM
SSK 13 @ TOR 25 W  
C
Thu Jul 19 8:00 PM
HAM 25 @ TOR 28 W  
D
Tue Jul 24 10:00 PM
TOR 21 @ CGY 16 W  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
1
Tue Jul 31 8:00 PM
TOR 25 @ OTT 9 W  
2
Wed Aug 8 8:00 PM
OTT 6 @ TOR 19 W  
3
Wed Aug 15 8:00 PM
MTL 21 @ TOR 22 W  
4
Wed Aug 22 8:00 PM
TOR 4 @ HAM 38 L  
5
Wed Aug 29 10:00 PM
TOR 24 @ EDM 16 W  
6
Mon Sep 3 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 23 T  
7
Sun Sep 9 2:00 PM
HAM 7 @ TOR 16 W  
8
Wed Sep 19 8:00 PM
SSK 21 @ TOR 15 L  
9
Sun Sep 23 2:00 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 19 L CTVE
10
Sat Sep 29 11:00 PM
TOR 22 @ BC 22 T  
11
Sat Oct 6 2:00 PM
CGY 10 @ TOR 37 W  
12
Sun Oct 14 2:00 PM
HAM 16 @ TOR 11 L  
13
Sun Oct 21 2:00 PM
TOR 19 @ OTT 20 L  
15Bye
15
Sat Nov 3 2:00 PM
WPG 3 @ TOR 18 W  
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result TV
Semi-Final
Sun Nov 11 1:00 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 10 OT L CBC
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

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)
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 RedBlacks (3) 0.643
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.281
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
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Toronto 138 (19.7) 127 (18.1) 265 (18.9)
Opponent 147 (21.0) 84 (12.0) 231 (16.5)
1st Toronto 23 (3.3) 57 (8.1) 80 (5.7)
Opponent 22 (3.1) 14 (2.0) 36 (2.6)
2nd Toronto 34 (4.9) 24 (3.4) 58 (4.1)
Opponent 30 (4.3) 20 (2.9) 50 (3.6)
3rd Toronto 32 (4.6) 30 (4.3) 62 (4.4)
Opponent 26 (3.7) 16 (2.3) 42 (3.0)
4th Toronto 49 (7.0) 16 (2.3) 65 (4.6)
Opponent 69 (9.9) 34 (4.9) 103 (7.4)
Head Coach
Assistant Coach
  • Bob Gibson – Offensive backfield
1973 Player Awards and Nominations
1973 Most Outstanding
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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1973 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur 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

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