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1956 Toronto Argonauts (IRFU) 4th place 4-10-0 .286
Head Coach: Bill Swiacki
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Thu8/2/1956AKitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen41-20WKitchener, ON2500
Wed8/8/1956ACalgary Stampeders28-13WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium11000
Mon8/13/1956ABritish Columbia Lions15-20LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium
Sat8/25/1956AMontreal Alouettes20-24LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22732
Wed8/29/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats0-18LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium23801
Mon9/3/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats21-31LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium20725
Sat9/8/1956HMontreal Alouettes51-28WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium20942
Wed9/12/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats22-21WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium19153
Fri9/14/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats41-19WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium24118
Sat9/22/1956HOttawa Rough Riders20-31LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium21825
Sat9/29/1956AOttawa Rough Riders22-43LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park18791
Sat10/6/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats6-42LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium15125
Mon10/8/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats29-34LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium19046
Sat10/13/1956HMontreal Alouettes13-28LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium18679
Sat10/20/1956AOttawa Rough Riders26-37LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park13770
Sat10/27/1956HOttawa Rough Riders19-30LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium15535
Sat11/3/1956AMontreal Alouettes41-27WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium20913
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
51Bill Albright516'124527Wisconsin12
64Pete Bennett646'324029Toronto Balmy Beach Jrs.; Toronto14
53Fred Black536'022026Toronto Argonauts Jrs.14
82Earl Blair825'1017522Mississippi6
81Dick Brown815'1017030Toronto13
77Royal Copeland776'019032none11
60Hardiman Cureton605'1123523Los Angeles Valley JC; UCLA14
79Bucky Curtis796'321227Vanderbilt14
86Gerry Doucette866'018722none13
57Mike Falls576'124022Minnesota8
90O.K. Ferguson906'020222Louisiana State13
83Arnie Galiffa836'219329Army12
93Jim Hagerty936'118823Pasadena CC; Washington State3
73Elgin Hirst735'1121327none14
95Bobby Kuntz955'1117824McMaster; Kitchener-Waterloo Jrs.14
Lowell Lander6'019524Westminster (Pennsylvania)1
61Bill Lucky616'324025Baylor6
63Fran Machinsky636'021521Ohio State12
50Baz Mackie505'1122224Toronto14
56Ron Marciniak566'121024Kansas State9
62Carl Massin626'223521East York Argos5
56Jack Maultsby566'223025North Carolina2
99Bill McFarlane996'017826Toronto14
84Bart Moll846'018721Toronto Balmy Beach Marine Jrs.14
87Norm Nygaard875'1118325Mount San Antonio JC; San Diego State1
75Jerry O'Flanagan756'221524McGill; British Columbia9
70Al Pfeifer706'120028Fordham13
94Alex Ponton946'120525Toronto Balmy Beach Jrs.; McMaster8
78Al Romine786'219124North Alabama7
76Tex Schriewer766'422022Texas13
88Dick Shatto886'219623Kentucky14
52Danny Shaw526'123322none14
69Billy Shipp696'527526Alabama2
92Johnny Sopinka925'1117023Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jrs.; Toronto14
76John Stephans7621Holy Cross2
40Norm Stoneburgh406'224521Toronto Parkdale Jrs.11
89Doug Thompson895'1020223Clemson14
72John Welton726'423026Queen's; Wake Forest14
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals906172108
Opponents Totals13011812441
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Dick Shatto900000054
Bucky Curtis800001049
O.K. Ferguson700000042
Al Pfeifer62540.0000038
Al Romine500000030
Mike Falls1232882.1000029
Bobby Kuntz400000024
Tex Schriewer300000018
Earl Blair200000012
Arnie Galiffa200000012
Bart Moll081553.31333.30011
Royal Copeland10000018
Gerry Doucette00000202
Fred Black00000012
Team Totals48334868.81333.332331
Opponents Totals57435775.44944.4141413
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
O.K. Ferguson1548025.2216
Bobby Kuntz1085785.4282
Dick Shatto1185754.9673
Arnie Galiffa321063.3152
Doug Thompson33511.7200
Earl Blair6244.0100
Bart Moll6111.870
John Stephans231.530
Gerry Doucette320.720
Team Totals43221364.913
Opponents Totals47225005.326
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Arnie Galiffa44125658.016536828.314.472327.3204.590.5
Gerry Doucette361952.8123509.718.44012.8513.956.3
John Stephans301446.7131274.29.11600.0310.019.0
Earl Blair2150.0184.08.0800.000.060.4
Dick Shatto100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals51029056.919241678.214.4336.5285.5242392582.2
Opponents Totals40022656.515038489.617.0287.0246.0273357587.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Al Pfeifer7899312.7356
Bucky Curtis4892719.3508
Dick Shatto4155313.5455
Al Romine2953818.6725
Bobby Kuntz2726910.0252
Tex Schriewer2438616.1683
O.K. Ferguson211949.2191
Royal Copeland1013813.8321
Johnny Sopinka44511.3160
Earl Blair34715.7212
Bill McFarlane23718.5230
Bart Moll12222.0220
Doug Thompson11010.0100
Norm Nygaard188.080
Team Totals290416714.433
Opponents Totals226384817.028
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Hardiman Cureton4164.0110
Johnny Sopinka451.350
Dick Shatto37224.0510
Earl Blair22914.5230
Dick Brown2115.5110
Bobby Kuntz294.590
Doug Thompson200.000
Ron Marciniak11515.0150
Lowell Lander11111.0110
Bill McFarlane155.050
Fran Machinsky133.030
Al Pfeifer133.030
Team Totals241797.50
Opponents Totals282298.21
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Gerry Doucette106391937.0643
Alex Ponton1249641.3640
Team Totals118441537.4
Opponents Totals114501444.0
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Brown443798.6180
Bill McFarlane352467.0270
Doug Thompson181277.1220
Dick Shatto12525.0250
Earl Blair4143.590
Lowell Lander11010.0100
Al Pfeifer155.050
Johnny Sopinka100.000
Team Totals1058067.70
Opponents Totals1097486.90
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Shatto2563625.4540
Bill McFarlane1117616.0260
Doug Thompson613021.7300
Bobby Kuntz48220.5280
Jim Hagerty56513.0240
Norm Nygaard25326.5300
Bucky Curtis5489.6290
Earl Blair34816.0200
Lowell Lander12020.0200
Tex Schriewer11616.0160
Ron Marciniak11111.0110
Dick Brown177.070
Royal Copeland155.050
Al Pfeifer144.040
Team Totals67130119.40
Opponents Totals62142122.91
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals242
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Mike Falls1
Dick Shatto1
Team Totals4620262652
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