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1956 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (IRFU) 2nd place 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach:Jim Trimble
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Tue7/31/1956HSaskatchewan Roughriders12-27LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium12000
Wed8/8/1956ABritish Columbia Lions34-26WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium
Sat8/11/1956HCalgary Stampeders0-7LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium8000
Tue8/14/1956HWinnipeg Blue Bombers22-10WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium10000
Wed8/22/1956HOttawa Rough Riders21-29LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium19500
Wed8/29/1956AToronto Argonauts18-0WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium23801
Mon9/3/1956HToronto Argonauts31-21WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium20725
Sat9/8/1956AOttawa Rough Riders21-0WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park14514
Wed9/12/1956HToronto Argonauts21-22LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium19153
Fri9/14/1956AToronto Argonauts19-41LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium24118
Sat9/22/1956AMontreal Alouettes14-56LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22367
Sat9/29/1956HMontreal Alouettes43-44LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium18000
Sat10/6/1956HToronto Argonauts42-6WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium15125
Mon10/8/1956AToronto Argonauts34-29WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium19046
Sat10/13/1956HOttawa Rough Riders40-24WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium16511
Sat10/20/1956AMontreal Alouettes14-82LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22365
Sat10/27/1956HMontreal Alouettes50-14WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium20000
Sat11/3/1956AOttawa Rough Riders15-17LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park14042
Wed11/7/1956HOttawa Rough Riders46-21WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium12121IRFU Semi-Final
Sat11/10/1956HMontreal Alouettes21-30LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium16000IRFU Final #1
Sat11/17/1956AMontreal Alouettes41-48LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22280IRFU Final #2
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
65George ArnettOT6-224028Toronto Argonauts Jrs.; McMaster14
51Eddie BevanG5-922030none14
76Jack BigheadOE6-321526Pepperdine8
67Hardy BrownLB6-019332Southern Methodist; Tulsa7
62Al CarapellaT6-023529Miami (Florida)5
61Russ CarroccioT6-123525Virginia1
99Tony CurcilloQB6-120025Ohio State7
52Art DarchOG6-122224none1
95Bobby DawsonQB5-1016124Windsor AKO Fratmen Jrs.14
75Paul DekkerOE6-522025Michigan State7
46Geno DeNobileOG6-022324Hamilton Tiger-Cats B4
52Gene DonaldsonOT-DT5-922526Kentucky13
83Johnny FedosoffOHB5-1118024none14
46Ken FosterLB5-1019927McMaster2
71Cam FraserFW-E6-221524Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jrs.14
85Cookie GilchristOHB6-324921none14
88Ralph GoldstonDB5-1119527Indiana; Youngstown State8
67Bob GolicDE6-323524Indiana6
86Tommy GrantHB5-1119521Windsor AKO Jrs.14
82Ron HowellHB6-018521none4
70John HruskaDE6-120724Hamilton Panthers Ints.5
60B.C. InabinetOT6-626522Clemson1
46/44John IrvineC-LB6-222023Maryland14
72Walt JenkinsDE-OG6-122326Wayne State (Michigan)2
99Ronnie KnoxQB6-119821California; UCLA7
88Lou KusserowHB6-120029Columbia1
75Don LuftE6-522026Indiana5
66Chet MikszaT6-223126Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jrs.14
61Fred MillerOT6-322025Santa Monica JC; Pacific7
74Pete NeumannDE5-1121026none14
45Walt NikorakC5-1021423Hamilton Tigers Jrs.11
60Jim NormanG-T-C6-224822none7
81Steve OneschukHB5-1017727Toronto14
71Ray RamseyE6-216635Bradley1
92Tex RobinsonHB6-220524Temple13
72Howard SchnellenbergerE6-122222Kentucky7
53Vince ScottDG5-821534Notre Dame14
77Ralph ToohyLB6-019730none13
84Zollie TothFB6-221832Louisiana State2
87Ray TruantDB5-1018526Western Ontario14
80Hal WaggonerHB5-917026Little Rock JC; Tulane14
89Davey WestHB5-917531none14
90Nobby WirkowskiQB5-1017530Miami (Ohio)8
62Pete WoolleyG5-1122526Hamilton Wildcats Jrs.12
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals1281009164
Opponents Totals6111610999
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals29012315215103959
Opponents Totals3451321902382665
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Steve Oneschuk1425182.41425.02053
Ralph Goldston800000048
Tex Robinson700000042
Hal Waggoner600000036
Cookie Gilchrist500001031
Davey West500000030
Tony Curcillo400000024
Howard Schnellenberger300000018
Paul Dekker200000012
Tommy Grant200000012
Ron Howell200000012
Don Luft200000012
Zollie Toth200000012
Ray Truant200000012
Cam Fraser0000010010
Jack Bighead10000006
Johnny Fedosoff10000006
Ralph Toohy10000006
Chet Miksza000010.0101
Team Totals54425477.81520.0140383
Opponents Totals54435479.62450.062385
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Cookie Gilchrist1308326.4763
Tex Robinson1005775.8523
Tony Curcillo393358.6344
Tommy Grant371333.6121
Hal Waggoner371323.6231
Zollie Toth221135.1142
Johnny Fedosoff221125.1150
Ralph Goldston18744.1221
Nobby Wirkowski10585.8140
Steve Oneschuk11413.7180
Ronnie Knox14352.5160
Lou Kusserow7233.350
Ray Truant351.730
Ralph Toohy044L0
Davey West111.010
Bobby Dawson6-9-1.50
Team Totals45724665.415
Opponents Totals47424245.121
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tony Curcillo1528354.649172611.420.8801811.82013.294.8
Nobby Wirkowski1337354.9529997.513.782118.386.081.6
Ronnie Knox663959.1236099.215.66057.646.189.8
Bobby Dawson15746.78956.313.62316.700.089.6
Hal Waggoner11100.002222.022.02200.000.0118.8
Cam Fraser100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals36820355.213334519.417.0359.5328.7237321482.6
Opponents Totals46325254.418741879.016.6296.3245.2331385684.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Dekker2747717.7612
Hal Waggoner2658522.5805
Ralph Goldston2039719.9757
Cookie Gilchrist1827915.5402
Tex Robinson1824213.4823
Jack Bighead1622814.3261
Don Luft1522414.9242
Howard Schnellenberger1418413.1302
Tommy Grant1023623.6511
Davey West1020520.5345
Ron Howell610517.5332
Steve Oneschuk55711.4241
Lou Kusserow5428.4130
Johnny Fedosoff46015.0271
Zollie Toth4328.0110
Ralph Toohy37424.7361
Ray Truant22412.0130
Team Totals203345117.035
Opponents Totals252418716.629
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Truant88911.1301
Tex Robinson37926.3321
Hal Waggoner3113.7110
Bobby Dawson25226.0270
Johnny Fedosoff2178.5170
John Irvine2147.0100
Cookie Gilchrist273.560
Steve Oneschuk12929.0290
Ralph Goldston12727.0270
Team Totals2432513.52
Opponents Totals322166.80
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Cam Fraser121556646.0770
Ronnie Knox27839.0460
Team Totals123564445.9
Opponents Totals123493840.1
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Fedosoff493867.9310
Davey West353008.6370
Ron Howell141077.6260
Bobby Dawson11777.0170
Tommy Grant055L0
Ray Truant100.000
Team Totals1108758.00
Opponents Totals1169418.10
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Cookie Gilchrist1534422.9410
Tommy Grant1733319.6600
Hal Waggoner1023823.8520
Davey West712417.7280
Steve Oneschuk66110.2130
Tex Robinson34414.7220
Johnny Fedosoff34314.3220
Zollie Toth24120.5220
Ron Howell13838.0280
Ralph Goldston200.000
Team Totals66126619.20
Opponents Totals63126920.11
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals237
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Howard Schnellenberger1
Ray Truant1
Team Totals5531243054
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