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1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-4-1 23
Finishing 1st in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Frank Kush (11-4-1)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics
1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 11 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties for 23 points, finishing first in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Tiger-Cats chalked up 414 points, and the defensive squad yielded 335. Tom Clements led the charge, slinging for 4,536 yards. Keith Baker led all receivers, grabbing 68 receptions for 1,218 yards. Rocky DiPietro contributed to the receiving game also.

Rufus Crawford carried the ball for a team-high 400 yards for Hamilton.

Harold Woods picked off 6 opponent throws. Grover Covington topped pass rushers with 16 quarterback sacks.

Frank Kush coached the team. The 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost in the Division Final.

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Regular Season Points For: 414
Regular Season Points Against: 335

Date Game Res Home Road Record
July 5, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 23 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
July 11, 1981 Ottawa Rough Riders 10 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 47 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
July 17, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6 at Calgary Stampeders 26 L 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
July 25, 1981 Toronto Argonauts 13 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 57 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
August 1, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5 at Edmonton Eskimos 41 L 2-0-0 1-2-0 3-2-0
August 8, 1981 Calgary Stampeders 16 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28 W 3-0-0 1-2-0 4-2-0
August 16, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37 at BC Lions 23 W 3-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0
August 29, 1981 Montreal Alouettes 11 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 W 4-0-0 2-2-0 6-2-0
September 7, 1981 Edmonton Eskimos 34 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34 T 4-0-1 2-2-0 6-2-1
September 12, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 26 at Montreal Alouettes 10 W 4-0-1 3-2-0 7-2-1
September 20, 1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25 W 5-0-1 3-2-0 8-2-1
September 26, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30 at Ottawa Rough Riders 16 W 5-0-1 4-2-0 9-2-1
October 4, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 26 W 5-0-1 5-2-0 10-2-1
October 12, 1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders 28 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 12 L 5-1-1 5-2-0 10-3-1
October 25, 1981 BC Lions 34 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7 L 5-2-1 5-2-0 10-4-1
October 31, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21 at Toronto Argonauts 11 W 5-2-1 6-2-0 11-4-1
November 15, 1981 Ottawa Rough Riders 17 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 13 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Eastern Final


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