1956 Ottawa Rough Riders (IRFU) 3rd place 7-7-0 .500
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/03/1956HSaskatchewan Roughriders13-1WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park10000
Fri8/10/1956HEdmonton Eskimos33-13WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park10000
Wed8/22/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats29-21WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium19500
Fri8/31/1956HMontreal Alouettes10-42LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park17870
Mon9/03/1956AMontreal Alouettes20-22LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium23014
Sat9/08/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats0-21LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park14514
Wed9/12/1956AMontreal Alouettes21-36LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium19463
Sat9/15/1956HMontreal Alouettes20-9WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park15000
Sat9/22/1956AToronto Argonauts31-20WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium21825
Sat9/29/1956HToronto Argonauts43-22WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park18791
Sat10/06/1956HMontreal Alouettes35-42LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park17643
Mon10/08/1956AMontreal Alouettes9-24LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22365
Sat10/13/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats24-40LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium16511
Sat10/20/1956HToronto Argonauts37-26WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park13770
Sat10/27/1956AToronto Argonauts30-19WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium15535
Sat11/03/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats17-15WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park14042
Wed11/07/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats21-46LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium12121IRFU Semi-Final
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
77Tom AdamsE6'221822UCLA12
62Marv BevanT-DE6'022521Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jrs.2
40Bruno BitkowskiC6'222026Ottawa14
50John BoichG6'024323McMaster; Hamilton Panthers Ints.5
73Lou BruceDE6'020522Queen's14
99Tirrel BurtonHB5'1116527Miami (Ohio)12
61Pat CannamelaG5'1020527Ventura JC; Southern California7
54Merv CollinsG-T6'122023none14
75Joe CummingsE6'119023Alabama2
69Luki DaneliukT6'422022Windsor AKO Jrs.14
75Frank FraserHB6'018521Tennessee State10
61Milt GrahamDT6'623522Colgate7
94Don GuestFB6'421521none5
91Chuck HardingQB6'119224Virginia14
51Larry HayesOG-DG6'323021Vanderbilt14
93Karl HilzingerFB5'1019023NDG Maple Leafs Jrs.; Verdun Ints.10
95Bud KorchakE-HB5'919029Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.; Elmwood Ints.6
80Boris KotoffFB6'018728Hamilton Panthers Ints.14
85Hal LedyardQB6'018525Tennessee-Chattanooga14
82Tommy LewisFB5'1119525Alabama14
89Don PinheyS5'1017725Muskingum14
95Bob RumballHB5'1118727Toronto3
81Don St. JohnFB5'1120521Xavier (Ohio)14
92Gary SchreiderOHB-P5'1118722Queen's13
60Sam ScocciaG5'1024226Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jrs.; Hamilton Panthers Ints.13
70Bob SimpsonOE6'020026Western Ontario*14
71Ted SmaleDE-OE6'221024Toronto14
84Bill SowalskiLB5'1120025Brantford Jrs.13
88Avatus StoneHB6'119525Syracuse14
64Joe StracinaC5'1122526Montreal Lakeshore Flyers Ints.14
68Frank SweeneyG-T5'1121522Xavier (Ohio)14
86Tom TracyHB5'920522Tennessee3
53Joe UptonT6'224831Toronto14
41Ken VargoLB6'120024Ohio State14
55Kaye VaughanOT-DT6'222525Tulsa14
87Gary WilliamsHB5'1018025Hamilton Panthers Ints.1
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Don St. John85862.5001054
Tommy Lewis800000048
Bob Simpson700000042
Don Pinhey600000036
Bud Korchak0212680.83650.01031
Tirrel Burton400000024
Avatus Stone2000011023
Tom Adams300000018
Karl Hilzinger200000012
Tom Tracy099100.011100.00012
Lou Bruce10000006
Hal Ledyard10000006
Gary Schreider10000006
Ted Smale10000006
(Team)00000012
Team Totals44354479.54757.1131326
Opponents Totals51385174.5098039215686314121359
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Lewis1236455.2347
Don St. John953774.0248
Hal Ledyard513536.9251
Avatus Stone402526.3301
Karl Hilzinger392185.6182
Don Pinhey321956.1302
Chuck Harding201768.8350
Tirrel Burton291555.3183
Boris Kotoff14785.6120
Tom Tracy11514.6190
Gary Schreider6203.3101
Don Guest3155.060
Frank Fraser188.080
Bob Simpson1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals46525385.525
Opponents Totals46223545.117
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYL
Hal Ledyard36317548.216031518.718.093174.7287.7
Avatus Stone2150.013919.539.03900.000.0
Chuck Harding10110.08131.313.01300.0110.0
Don Pinhey2150.01115.511.01100.000.0
Team Totals37717847.217032148.518.1174.5297.7325
Opponents Totals49329760.215945619.315.4316.3377.5234
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Simpson47103021.9587
Don St. John2739714.7460
Don Pinhey2336916.0934
Tom Adams1735020.6693
Tommy Lewis1618311.4360
Tirrel Burton1431922.8681
Avatus Stone816921.1811
Boris Kotoff69115.2250
Gary Schreider59118.2390
Tom Tracy58517.0340
Lou Bruce57014.0241
Karl Hilzinger3279.0150
Ted Smale11919.0190
Chuck Harding11414.0140
Team Totals178321418.117
Opponents Totals297456115.431
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tirrel Burton8648.0230
Avatus Stone100449945.0711
Chuck Harding7527.4270
Tommy Lewis6538.8191
Don St. John2492838.7530
Bob Simpson4276.8130
Gary Schreider22211.0220
Lou Bruce177.070
Merv Collins177.070
Don St. John155.050
Ted Smale155.050
Ken Vargo111.010
Bruno Bitkowski100.000
Pat Cannamela100.000
Larry Hayes100.000
Karl Hilzinger100.000
Don Pinhey100.000
Avatus Stone02222L0
Team Totals372657.21
Opponents Totals2930910.72
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Avatus Stone100449945.0711
Don St. John2492838.7530
Team Totals124542743.8
Opponents Totals105436541.6
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Don Pinhey524168.0360
Gary Schreider1617811.1600
Bob Simpson251626.5230
Frank Fraser2115.570
Team Totals957678.10
Opponents Totals998298.40
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLG
Opponents Totals
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Don Pinhey2057228.6490
Gary Schreider1028228.2490
Tirrel Burton1117515.9270
Avatus Stone38227.3300
Bob Simpson44912.3210
Tommy Lewis34615.3160
Tom Adams44110.3140
Tom Tracy13131.0310
Frank Fraser12121.0210
Ted Smale11313.0130
Joe Upton111.010
Lou Bruce100.000
Team Totals60131321.90
Opponents Totals58109118.80
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals325
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Ted Smale1
Team Totals3718192746
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