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1961 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)

3rd place • Eastern Conference • 7-6-1 .536
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Head Coach: Lou Agase
Ray CiciaAssistant Coach
Steve SucicAssistant Coach
Herb TrawickAssistant Coach
Nobby WirkowskiAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Thu7/20/1961HBritish Columbia Lions28-17WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium22415
Tue7/25/1961ACalgary Stampeders28-17WCalgary, ABMcMahon Stadium12000
Thu7/27/1961AWinnipeg Blue Bombers18-20LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium15054
Wed8/2/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals7-36LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium24376
Mon8/14/1961HWinnipeg Blue Bombers13-14LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium27189
Sun8/20/1961HHamilton Tiger-Cats24-28LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium27809
Fri8/25/1961AMontreal Alouettes15-10WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium18522
Mon9/4/1961AHamilton Tiger-Cats19-21LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium26533
Sun9/10/1961HSaskatchewan Roughriders27-7WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium24047
Sat9/16/1961AEdmonton Eskimos8-8TEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium21510
Mon9/18/1961ABritish Columbia Lions15-7WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium24428
Sun9/24/1961HOttawa Rough Riders10-29LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium30648
Fri9/29/1961HCalgary Stampeders22-19WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium23546
Sat10/7/1961AMontreal Alouettes33-27WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium19075
Sun10/15/1961HHamilton Tiger-Cats10-37LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium29553
Sat10/21/1961AOttawa Rough Riders21-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park18821
Sun10/29/1961HMontreal Alouettes15-9WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium23316
Sat11/4/1961AOttawa Rough Riders23-35LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park17144
Eastern Semi-Final
Sat11/11/1961AOttawa Rough Riders43-19WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park19151
Eastern Final #1
Sun11/19/1961HHamilton Tiger-Cats25-7WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium33161
Eastern Final #2
Sat11/25/1961AHamilton Tiger-Cats2-48LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium22671
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Jim Andreotti41LB-C6-120523Northwestern14
Brian Aston28LB-QB5-1118625Toronto13
Ken Beck57DT-DE6-224526Texas A&M2
Lynn Bottoms14DB5-101852813
Bob Brady62T6-022029British Columbia7
Milt Campbell31HB6-321728Indiana1
Donnie Caraway50G6-123027Hinds CC; Houston3
Boyd Carter70OE6-019226Santa Monica JC7
John Casey65DT6-121026Toronto13
Art Darch52OG6-122230none14
Hal Dukes71DE6-321526Hope; Michigan State2
Clare Exelby30DB5-1118523none14
Dick Fouts69DE6-623327Missouri13
Wes Gideon33QB6-119024Trinity (Texas)8
Cookie Gilchrist21FB-K6-324926none12
John Henry JacksonQB-HB6-220523Indiana1
Bob Jewett76DE-OE6-219827Michigan State7
Art Johnson26DB6-118523Michigan State13
Roy Jokanovich67OT6-123527British Columbia13
Dale Klassen61OT-DT6-2220268
Bobby Kuntz23FB-LB5-1117829McMaster14
Dave Mann16FL6-119029Oregon State14
Marty Martinello54MG5-1022530none14
Doug McNichol72OT-DE6-422631Western Ontario14
Bill Mitchell51OG-OT6-122526Western Ontario14
Ron Morris73OE6-119025Arkansas; Tulsa7
Danny Nykoluk60OT6-324827none14
Ed Ochiena78E6-218623Waterloo Lutheran3
Gerry Patrick53DE6-122525Illinois13
Gerry Philp12DB-OE6-019529Fullerton JC; Florida State6
Walt Radzick68OT-DT6-326026Toronto14
Tobin Rote18QB6-321133Rice14
Jim Rountree20DB-OHB5-1019325Florida14
Tex Schriewer79/77OE6-422027Texas8
Dick Shatto22OHB6-219628Kentucky13
Billy Shipp66OT-DT6-527531Alabama14
Norm Stoneburgh40C6-224526none14
Stan Wallace74S-OE6-320830Illinois10
Casey Wood63OT6-524521Toronto14
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
14Mike WicklumHBQueen's
29Mike MuirEToronto
314Bob MilliganFBMcGill
418Sam PoapsGQueen's
522Mike ChykaliukGToronto
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals60686859255
Opponents Totals90445767258
TEAM STATSTOPFirst DownsRushPassPen2nd Down Efficiency3rd Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals26910614441993781
Opponents Totals2591361032069653
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Dave Mann600-0010046
Dick Shatto700-000042
Cookie Gilchrist351145.5-5955.63041
Tobin Rote500-000030
Bill Mitchell0101566.7-3650.01020
Bobby Kuntz300-000018
Art Johnson200-000012
Ron Morris200-000012
Jim Rountree200-000012
Wes Gideon05683.3-11100.0008
Bob Jewett100-00006
Gerry Philp100-00006
(Team)000-00012
Team Totals32203262.591656.3141255
Opponents Totals33313393.961442.991258
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Cookie Gilchrist1057096.8673
Dick Shatto945025.3453
Bobby Kuntz694756.9593
Dave Mann321213.8310
Tobin Rote31953.1124
Art Johnson8455.6160
Lynn Bottoms7202.9100
Jim Rountree3155.070
Wes Gideon6142.350
Stan Wallace133.030
Ron Morris210.510
Brian Aston1-3-3.0-30
Team Totals35919975.613
Opponents Totals46024935.415
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tobin Rote38922022015330938.014.1108164.1164.117145294878.9
Dave Mann11103636.036.03600.000.03342118.8
John Henry Jackson422282.04.0900.000.0118-1056.3
Cookie Gilchrist200100.000.0150.00000.0
Dick Shatto600400.000.0233.3211-110.0
Team Totals40222355.516031377.814.1164.0194.7208292974.4
Opponents Totals29214449.311724358.316.9155.13110.6128230755.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Mann5365912.4455
Dick Shatto3549314.1414
Jim Rountree2642716.41082
Ron Morris2345920.0602
Bob Jewett2333714.7371
Cookie Gilchrist151479.8240
Tex Schriewer1010810.8170
Lynn Bottoms914215.8370
Gerry Philp9717.9151
Bobby Kuntz810913.6620
Stan Wallace610317.2360
Wes Gideon45313.3210
Art Johnson12424.0131
Boyd Carter155.050
Team Totals223313714.116
Opponents Totals144243516.915
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Art Johnson7557.9471
Jim Rountree500.020
Clare Exelby48822.0400
Ron Morris34715.7240
Wes Gideon34615.3330
Jim Andreotti27537.5540
Cookie Gilchrist24120.5350
Brian Aston15555.0550
Marty Martinello13939.0390
Billy Shipp133.030
Boyd Carter100.000
Bobby Kuntz100.000
Team Totals3144914.51
Opponents Totals1921711.40
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLS
Dave Mann107514048.0811-
Jim Rountree26633.0330-
Team Totals109520647.81-606460041.8
Opponents Totals110480843.7-555425338.7
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Lynn Bottoms482515.2140
Clare Exelby311725.5140
Brian Aston8384.870
Gerry Philp6294.8160
Dave Mann22713.5251
Art Johnson4256.3100
Stan Wallace177.070
Jim Rountree231.530
Ron Morris133.030
Marty Martinello100.000
Team Totals1045555.31
Opponents Totals1096065.60
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Cookie Gilchrist18109360.7701
Bill Mitchell25142657.0730
Dave Mann11313.0130
Team Totals44253257.5
Opponents Totals48256453.4
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Art Johnson1643627.3540
Cookie Gilchrist1232727.3500
Dave Mann716423.4290
Dick Shatto310033.3470
Ron Morris24120.5300
Brian Aston22814.0170
Clare Exelby12222.0220
Gerry Philp11717.0170
Boyd Carter11111.0110
Wes Gideon199.090
Tex Schriewer188.080
Team Totals47116324.70
Opponents Totals44111725.40
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tobin Rote1
Team Totals3023712191
Opponents Totals1223233
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