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1961 Toronto Argonauts season
Head Coach Lou Agase[1]
Home Field Exhibition Stadium[2]
Results
Record 7–6–1
Place 3rd, East
Playoff Finish Lost East Final
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1960 1962

The 1961 Toronto Argonauts finished in third place in the East Conference with a 7–6–1 record. They appeared in the East Finals.

PreseasonEdit

The Argonauts hosted the NFL's St. Louis Cardinals at CNE Stadium on August 2 in the third of three interleague games hosted in Toronto and lost 36–7.

Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance
August 2 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) Exhibition Stadium L 36–7 24,376
[3]

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 4 0 340 293 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 8 6 0 359 285 16
Toronto Argonauts 14 7 6 1 255 258 15
Montreal Alouettes 14 4 9 1 213 225 9

[4]

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance Record
1 August 14 Blue Bombers Exhibition Stadium L 14–13 27,189 0–1–0
2 August 20 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium L 28–24 27,809 0–2–0
3 August 25 @ Alouettes Molson Stadium W 15–10 18,522 1–2–0
4 September 4 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium L 21–19 26,533 1–3–0
5 September 10 Roughriders Exhibition Stadium W 27–7 24,047 2–3–0
6 September 16 @ Eskimos Clarke Stadium T 8–8 21,510 2–3–1
6 September 18 @ Lions Empire Stadium W 15–7 24,428 3–3–1
7 September 24 Rough Riders Exhibition Stadium L 29–10 30,648 3–4–1
8 September 29 Stampeders Exhibition Stadium W 22–19 23,546 4–4–1
9 October 7 @ Alouettes Molson Stadium W 33–27 19,075 5–4–1
10 October 15 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium L 37–10 29,553 5–5–1
11 October 21 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park W 21–7 18,821 6–5–1
12 October 29 Alouettes Exhibition Stadium W 15–9 23,316 7–5–1
13 November 4 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park L 35–23 17,144 7–6–1
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PostseasonEdit

Round Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance
East Semi-Final November 11 @ Rough Riders Landsdowne Park W 43–19 19,151
East Final Game 1 November 19 Tiger-Cats Exhibition Stadium W 25–7 33,135
East Final Game 2 November 25 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium L 48–2 (OT) 22,671
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Awards and honoursEdit

  • None

ReferencesEdit


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