1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-4 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Ralph Sazio (10-4)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics
1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1963 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Tiger-Cats led the league with just 214 points allowed. Hamilton scored 312 points. Bernie Faloney passed for 2,305 yards. Hal Patterson led all receivers, grabbing 41 receptions for 841 yards. Tommy Grant was targeted regularly, too.

Willie Bethea carried the ball for a team-high 435 yards.

Garney Henley intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Ralph Sazio coached the team. The 1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats won the Grey Cup.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
25Art BakerFBDecember 31, 19376'0"220SyracuseErie, PA USA7
61John BarrowTOctober 31, 19356'2"255FloridaDelray, FL 13
16Willie BetheaHBJuly 21, 19386'0"190Patterson Miners90
Jamie CalebHBOctober 29, 19366'1"210Grambling St.Calhoun, LA USA5
19Joe CannavinoLBJanuary 20, 19355'11"185Ohio St.Cleveland, OH USA12
44Gene CeppetelliHB/KJuly 28, 19426'2"245VillanovaSudbury, ON Canada14
11Frank CosentinoQBMay 22, 19376'3"195Western OntarioHamilton, ON 140
51Hardiman CuretonG/TDecember 8, 19335'11"240UCLADuarte, CA 14
62Geno DeNobileGMarch 6, 19336'0"225Hamilton B'sHamilton, ON 14
20Dick EasterlyEApril 13, 19395'10"185Syracuse13
10Bernie FaloneyQBJune 15, 19326'0"193MarylandCarnegie, PA 1414
21Ralph GoldstonHBFebruary 25, 19295'11"195IndianaCampbell, OH USA14
63Gene GossageGFebruary 17, 19356'3"240CincinnatiColumbia, TN USA8
18Tommy GrantHB/EJanuary 9, 19355'11"200Windsor AKOWindsor, ON 14
26Garney HenleyHBDecember 21, 19376'0"180Huron CollegeElgin, SD 120
15Steve HmielHBJanuary 2, 19395'11"19510
Lindy InfanteHBMarch 27, 19405'10"175FloridaMiami, FL USA1
Jerry JanesEApril 1, 19356'5"238LSUMooringsport, LA 1
73Zeno KarczLB/EMay 16, 19355'11"200MichiganToronto, ON 14
54Ellison KellyGMay 17, 19356'1"235Michigan St.Lake City, FL USA14
50Ken KilreaLBJune 4, 19406'3"235South Carolina14
14Bob KrouseDBFebruary 21, 19436'1"195Central Collegiate14
23Bobby KuntzFBJanuary 10, 19325'11"190McMasterDetroit, MI 14
Dick LasseENovember 13, 19356'2"222SyracuseQuincy, MA USA2
72Grant McKeeHBSeptember 14, 19406'1"195Michigan13
46Chet MikszaC/GNovember 28, 19306'2"238Hamilton Jr.Hamilton, ON 14
64Bob MinihaneTMarch 9, 19386'3"255BostonBoston, MA 5
68Angelo MoscaTFebruary 13, 19376'4"275WyomingWaltham, MA 14
60Bronko NagurskiTDecember 25, 19376'1"259Notre DameInternational Falls, MN 14
73Pete NeumannE5'11"215St. Catherines HS12
30James PaceHBJanuary 1, 19366'0"195MichiganLittle Rock, AR USA50
77Hal PattersonEOctober 4, 19326'2"190KansasGarden City, KS 14
65Joe PikulaTMay 5, 19446'1"215St. John's College14
66Ron RayTSeptember 16, 19336'3"245Howard PayneDetroit, MI 12
24Rene RiopelleDBApril 12, 19426'0"185North Bay Tiger-CatsMattawa, ON 6
22Don SutherinDB/KFebruary 29, 19365'10"193Ohio St.Empire, OH USA80
70Dave VitiESeptember 28, 19396'2"220Boston140
Bobby WaldenHBMarch 9, 19386'0"190GeorgiaBoston, GA USA1
9Joe ZugerQBFebruary 25, 19406'2"212Arizona StateHomestead, PA 130


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