The Toronto Argonauts 1973 Season

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 4
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 L 22,587  
B
Fri Jul 13
SSK 13 @ TOR 25 W 33,135  
C
Thu Jul 19
HAM 25 @ TOR 28 W 33,135  
D
Tue Jul 24 10:00 PM
TOR 21 @ CGY 16 W 20,101  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 31 8:00 PM
TOR 25 @ OTT 9 W 23,764  
2
Wed Aug 8 8:00 PM
OTT 6 @ TOR 19 W 33,135  
3
Wed Aug 15 8:00 PM
MTL 21 @ TOR 22 W 33,135  
4
Wed Aug 22 8:00 PM
TOR 4 @ HAM 38 L 36,347  
5
Wed Aug 29 10:00 PM
TOR 24 @ EDM 16 W 22,265  
6
Mon Sep 3 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 23 T 22,488  
7
Sun Sep 9 2:00 PM
HAM 7 @ TOR 16 W 33,135  
8
Wed Sep 19 8:00 PM
SSK 21 @ TOR 15 L 33,135  
9
Sun Sep 23 2:00 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 19 L 15,494 CTVE
10
Sat Sep 29 11:00 PM
TOR 22 @ BC 22 T 23,400  
11
Sat Oct 6 2:00 PM
CGY 10 @ TOR 37 W 33,135  
12
Sun Oct 14 2:00 PM
HAM 16 @ TOR 11 L 33,135  
13
Sun Oct 21 2:00 PM
TOR 19 @ OTT 20 L 25,328  
15
Sat Nov 3 2:00 PM
WPG 3 @ TOR 18 W 33,135  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 11 1:00 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 10 OT L 33,135 CBC

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

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

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)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
  • Bob Gibson – Offensive backfield

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 All-Star Selections

No Toronto Argonauts Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1973.

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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

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