1953 Ottawa Rough Riders (IRFU) 3rd place 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Clem Crowe
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1953AWinnipeg Blue Bombers11-18LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium15600
Mon8/17/1953AEdmonton Eskimos9-12LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium12500
Sat8/29/1953AHamilton Tiger-Cats10-14LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium12000
Sat9/05/1953HMontreal Alouettes26-6WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park12000
Sat9/12/1953AToronto Argonauts20-16WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium17459
Wed9/16/1953HMontreal Alouettes22-13WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park15155
Sun9/20/1953AMontreal Alouettes21-37LMontreal, QCDelorimier Downs16902
Sat9/26/1953HToronto Argonauts17-18LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park16000
Sat10/03/1953HHamilton Tiger-Cats31-6WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park15500
Sat10/10/1953HMontreal Alouettes6-24LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park15482
Sun10/11/1953AMontreal Alouettes18-26LMontreal, QCDelorimier Downs15462
Sat10/17/1953HHamilton Tiger-Cats24-33LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park13500
Sun10/25/1953AMontreal Alouettes30-15WMontreal, QCDelorimier Downs16115
Sat10/31/1953AToronto Argonauts20-8WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium20187
Sat11/07/1953HToronto Argonauts13-4WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park12688
Sat11/14/1953AHamilton Tiger-Cats8-18LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium18000
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
No.PlayerPos.HeightWeightAgeCollegeGPGS
40Chuck AndersonC6'022536Ohio State14
71Matt AnthonyE5'111853212
41Ron BakerC6'223821Ottawa Seconds Jrs.9
Jack BarryHB5'1016525Midwestern State1
60Walt BashakG6'122324McMaster8
40Bruno BitkowskiE-C6'222023Ottawa14
64John BoveT6'022529Sampson; West Virginia4
89Bruce CummingsHB5'1117226Toronto10
99Bob CunninghamHB6'01932612
68Jake DunlapT-G6'121528St. Patrick Jrs.7
77Bernie FlowersOE6'221023Purdue13
98Steve FochukHB5'919822Hamilton Tigers Jrs.; Panther Ints.4
69Jack GeardingT6'322526Xavier (Ohio)3
84Don HollingworthHB6'121521Ottawa Sooners Jrs.13
76Pete KarpukFW5'916029none5
52Stu KennedyC6'121522Carleton; Queen's6
68John KissellT6'224530Boston College14
72Alex LawsonQB6'318523Toronto1
56Gerry LefebvreG5'112222814
54Benny MacDonnellG6'020023Quebec Swimmers Ints.12
80Tom O'MalleyQB5'1118528Cincinnati14
95Alex PontonHB6'120522Toronto Balmy Beach Jrs.; McMaster13
81Gene RobertsOHB5'1118830Kansas; Tennessee-Chattanooga14
61Ed RowlandT6'223023Oklahoma9
93Bob RumballHB-FW5'1118724Toronto11
75Paul SalataE6'219127Southern California4
70Bob SimpsonFW6'020023Western Ontario*13
69Roy SmithFW-G-T6'322225Tennessee8
88Avatus StoneOHB-QB6'119522Syracuse13
85Hank TamowskiE-FW5'1017523Toronto5
82Howie TurnerDB5'1017330North Carolina State14
53Joe UptonT6'224828Toronto11
55Kaye VaughanOG6'222522Tulsa12
66John WagonerG-E-T6'123030North Carolina State14
73John WeltonE6'423023Queen's; Wake Forest14
87Ed YablonskiFW-FB5'1119223Hamilton Wildcats Jrs.; Detroit Mercy14
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Gene Roberts73652088
Avatus Stone110010065
Bernie Flowers9000045
Bob Cunningham4000020
Bob Simpson3000015
Tom O'Malley1005010
Matt Anthony100005
John Kissell100005
Paul Salata100005
Howie Turner100005
Bruce Cummings000101
(Team)00000012
Team Totals39363992.35181266
Opponents Totals34283482.352941176470595117238
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Cunningham4
Gene Roberts4
Avatus Stone4
Tom O'Malley1
Opponents Totals8
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYL
Tom O'Malley22
Avatus Stone1
Opponents Totals21
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bernie Flowers9
Avatus Stone6
Gene Roberts3
Bob Simpson3
Matt Anthony1
Paul Salata1
Opponents Totals21
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Avatus Stone1
Howie Turner1
Opponents Totals2
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Opponents Totals0
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John Kissell1
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