1953 Toronto Argonauts season

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1953 Toronto Argonauts season
Head coach Frank Clair[1]
Home field Varsity Stadium[2]
Results
Record 5–9–0
Division place 4th, IRFU
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1952 1954 >

The 1953 Toronto Argonauts finished in fourth place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–9–0 record and failed to make the playoffs.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

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

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Attendance Record
1 August 26 Alouettes Varsity Stadium W 11–9 18,500 1–0–0
2 September 2 @ Alouettes Delorimier Stadium L 15–7 13,276 1–1–0
2 September 7 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium L 14–12 17,000 1–2–0
3 September 12 Rough Riders Varsity Stadium L 20–16 17,459 1–3–0
4 September 16 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium W 21–20 14,000 2–3–0
4 September 19 Tiger-Cats Varsity Stadium L 12–9 20,382 2–4–0
5 September 26 @ Rough Riders Lansdowne Park W 18–17 16,000 3–4–0
6 Bye
7 October 10 Tiger-Cats Varsity Stadium L 26–0 19,150 3–5–0
7 October 12 @ Tiger-Cats Civic Stadium W 30–12 19,069 4–5–0
8 October 18 @ Alouettes Delorimier Stadium L 39–11 19,603 4–6–0
9 October 24 Tiger-Cats Varsity Stadium W 17–5 5–6–0
10 October 31 Rough Riders Varsity Stadium L 20–8 20,187 5–7–0
11 November 7 @ Rough Riders Lansdowne Park L 13–4 5–8–0
12 November 14 Alouettes Varsity Stadium L 27–8 16,153 5–9–0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Coaching". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Toronto Argonauts Stadium History". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  3. ^ "1953 Regular Season Standings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  4. ^ "1953 Toronto Argonauts". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved 2011-01-24.