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1953 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head Coach Carl Voyles
Home Field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record 8–6
Place 2nd, East
Playoff Finish Won 41st Grey Cup
Timeline
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1952 1954

The 1953 Hamilton Tiger-Cats finished in 2nd place in the East division with an 8–6 record and won the Grey Cup over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. This was their first Grey Cup as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the eighth won by teams based in Hamilton.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
A Aug 14 Calgary Stampeders 19–18 Loss 12,500 0–1
A Aug 17 Saskatchewan Roughriders 21–12 Win 10,000 1–1

Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 14 8 6 0 292 229 16
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 8 6 0 229 243 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 7 7 0 266 238 14
Toronto Argonauts 14 5 9 0 172 249 10

Season schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 Aug 29 Ottawa Rough Riders 14–10 Win 12,000 1–0
2 Sept 7 Toronto Argonauts 14–12 Win 17,000 2–0
3 Sept 11 at Montreal Alouettes 17–0 Loss 13,215 2–1
4 Sept 16 Toronto Argonauts 21–20 Loss 2–2
4 Sept 19 at Toronto Argonauts 12–9 Win 20,382 3–2
5 Sept 26 Montreal Alouettes 20–15 Win 16,000 4–2
6 Oct 3 at Ottawa Rough Riders 31–6 Loss 15,500 4–3
7 Oct 10 at Toronto Argonauts 26–0 Win 5–3
8 Oct 12 Toronto Argonauts 30–12 Loss 19,069 5–4
9 Oct 17 at Ottawa Rough Riders 33–24 Win 13,500 6–4
10 Oct 24 at Toronto Argonauts 17–5 Loss 19,437 6–5
11 Oct 31 Montreal Alouettes 31–18 Win 17,000 7–5
12 Nov 8 at Montreal Alouettes 31–18 Loss 12,085 7–6
13 Nov 14 Ottawa Rough Riders 18–8 Win 18,000 8–6

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PlayoffsEdit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
IRFU Final #1 Nov 18 Montreal Alouettes 37–12 Win 16,000
IRFU Final #2 Nov 22 at Montreal Alouettes 22–11 Win 18,070
Grey Cup Nov 28 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12–6 Win 27,313

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Grey CupEdit

Teams Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 0 6 0 6
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6 0 6 0 12
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ReferencesEdit

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