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1987 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head Coach Al Bruno
Ted Schmitz
Home Field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record 7–11–0
Place 3rd, East
Playoff Finish Lost in East Semi-Final
Uniform
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1986 1988

The 1987 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 30th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 38th overall. The Tiger-Cats finished in 3rd place in the East division with a 7–11–0 record and lost the East Semi-Final to the Toronto Argonauts. Steve Stapler set a franchise record (broken in 1989) for most touchdowns in one season with 13.[1]

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A June 6 at Montreal Alouettes 14–13 Win 1–0
C June 16 vs. Toronto Argonauts 17–15 Loss 1–1

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Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

East Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 12 6 0 554 409 24
Toronto Argonauts 18 11 6 1 484 427 23
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 7 11 0 470 509 14
Ottawa Rough Riders 18 3 15 0 377 598 6

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Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 June 26 at Ottawa Rough Riders 36–32 Loss 0–1
2 July 5 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 36–33 Loss 0–2
3 July 12 at Edmonton Eskimos 40–30 Win 1–2
4 July 17 vs. Toronto Argonauts 30–27 Loss 1–3
5 July 26 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 28–25 Win 2–3
6 July 31 vs. BC Lions 21–20 Win 3–3
7 Bye
8 Aug 14 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26–14 Win 4–3
9 Aug 21 at Toronto Argonauts 28–25 Win 5–3
10 Aug 29 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 28–23 Win 6–3
11 Sept 7 vs. Toronto Argonauts 25–19 Loss 6–4
12 Bye
13 Sept 20 at Toronto Argonauts 39–29 Loss 6–5
14 Sept 27 vs. Calgary Stampeders 33–17 Loss 6–6
15 Oct 4 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 47–14 Loss 6–7
16 Oct 11 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 23–20 Loss 6–8
17 Oct 17 at BC Lions 25–11 Loss 6–9
18 Oct 24 at Ottawa Rough Riders 28–2 Win 7–9
16 Nov 1 vs. Calgary Stampeders 34–33 Loss 7–10
17 Nov 6 at Calgary Stampeders 42–36 Loss 7–11

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PostseasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Score Result
East Semi-Final Nov 15 at Toronto Argonauts 29–13 Loss

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Awards and honoursEdit

  • Harold Ballard was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a Builder, May 2, 1987.
  • Angelo Mosca was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a player on, May 2, 1987. He played 15 CFL seasons, including nine times in the Grey Cup Game (emerging a winner five times). A CFL All-Star in 1963 and 1970, he was an Eastern All-Star Defensive Tackle five times.[4]

1987 CFL All-StarsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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