The Toronto Argonauts’ 1989 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 40 27 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 14 369 428 L2 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 220 194 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 149 234 L2 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 216 246 L2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 4 153 182 W1 1-5-0

Full 1989 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.450 3-2-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.583 2-2-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.222
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.389
BC Lions (2) 0.389
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.889
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Ellis Rainsberger – Offensive line
  • Jim Gilstrap – Offensive backfield
  • John Meyer – Defensive backs
  • Joseph Moss – Linebackers
  • Sam Sanders – Defensive line

1989 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 53,595
  • Total: 315,625
  • High: 44,209
  • Avg: 35,069 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1988 Avg: +11,924
  • Low: 31,116
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 65.43
  • Diff from League Avg: +9,652

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Team Scoring

19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.28 5.56 -
Average Winning Score 26.57 8.07 -
Average Losing Score 16.64 4.86 -
Average Home Score 24.44 8.22 -
Average Visitor Score 16.56 14.22 -
Average Margin of Victory 9.57 11.57 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.45 1.30 -

Stadium

  • 1989 home stadium: The SkyDome
  • Capacity: 53,595
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1989 – Opened 1989

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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 325486 7541116 463480 672087 220 (24.4)149 (16.6)369 (20.5)
Opponent 376198 3983122 453580 7355128 234 (26.0)194 (21.6)428 (23.8)

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

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • None

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Reggie Berry
  • 1 – Don Moen

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Harold Hallman

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Player Awards and Nominations

1989 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Gill Fenerty (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Harold Hallman (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Chris Schultz (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Don Moen (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Reggie Berry (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1989 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–2 (10) [CGY] Mike Campbell (DT) Slippery Rock
2–6 (14) Craig Keller (SB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–6 (22) Dave Kinzie (DE) Bowling Green
4–6 (30) Mike Cote (OT) Colgate
5–6 (38) Derrick Joseph (DT) Bishop's
6–6 (46) Roger Dietrich (DT) Simon Fraser
7–6 (54) Brian Beckles (C) Wilfrid Laurier
8–6 (62) Dave Harr (LB) Carleton

Toronto Argonauts 1989 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DT Harold Hallman
5 All-Division Selections
RB Gill Fenerty*
SB Darrell Smith
DT Harold Hallman
DHB Ed Berry, Jr.
CB Reggie Pleasant

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Thu. June 29
7:30 PM
WPG 16 @ TOR 17 W 28,176
B 6
Tue. July 4
7:30 PM
TOR 23 @ OTT 11 W 13,626
1 10
Wed. July 12
7:30 PM
HAM 24 @ TOR 15 L 32,527 CBC
2 15
Wed. July 19
7:30 PM
TOR 21 @ OTT 17 W 18,818 TSN
3 20
Thu. July 27
7:30 PM
EDM 17 @ TOR 21 W 34,840 CBC
4 24
Thu. Aug. 3
9:30 PM
TOR 21 @ EDM 22 L 28,238 CBC
5 28
Thu. Aug. 10
7:30 PM
WPG 12 @ TOR 20 W 34,549 CFN
6 30
Tue. Aug. 15
10:30 PM
TOR 11 @ BC 16 L 27,436 CFN
7 34
Mon. Aug. 21
7:30 PM
OTT 17 @ TOR 22 W 33,060 CFN
8 39
Tue. Aug. 29
8:30 PM
TOR 6 @ WPG 34 L 24,459 CFN
9 44
Mon. Sept. 4
7:30 PM
TOR 18 @ HAM 23 L 25,968 CBC
10 47
Sat. Sept. 9
7:30 PM
SSK 29 @ TOR 24 L 35,281 CBC
11 50
Fri. Sept. 15
9:30 PM
TOR 16 @ CGY 36 L 19,131 CFN
12 55
Sat. Sept. 23
7:30 PM
CGY 20 @ TOR 13 L 35,776 CBC
13 61
Sun. Oct. 1
2:30 PM
TOR 24 @ WPG 17 W 22,189 CFN
14 64
Mon. Oct. 9
3:00 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 49 W 31,116 CBC
15 68
Sun. Oct. 15
3:00 PM
TOR 18 @ SSK 24 L 20,953 CBC
16 70
Sat. Oct. 21
7:30 PM
BC 18 @ TOR 29 W 34,267 CFN
17 75
Sun. Oct. 29
1:30 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 45 L 17,428 CBC
18 78
Sat. Nov. 4
7:30 PM
HAM 36 @ TOR 27 L 44,209 CFN
P1 82
Sun. Nov. 12
1:30 PM
WPG 30 @ TOR 7 L 22,785 CFN