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1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

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 Roster
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 provided receiving help, 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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bernie Faloney27314352.423058.4134.8165.98472.4
Frank Cosentino301653.337012.3310.0310.05791.7
Joe Zuger5120.0316.2120.000.03192.5
Willie Bethea11100.02020.01100.000.020158.3
James Pace100.
Don Sutherin100.
Dave Viti100.
Garney Henley100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Bethea894354.951 3
Bobby Kuntz873233.713 5
James Pace763154.123 3
Bernie Faloney592975.030 2
Frank Cosentino282318.233 2
Jamie Caleb501923.823 3
Art Baker181548.660 2
Garney Henley17603.512 0
Bobby Walden5142.80
Lindy Infante3124.00
Rene Riopelle11111.011 0
Tommy Grant252.50
Bob Krouse2-1-0.50
Joe Zuger1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals43820434.760 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hal Patterson4184120.584 3
Tommy Grant4083420.857 7
Dave Viti2736113.424 1
Garney Henley2029414.746 4
Dick Easterly1527118.131 2
Willie Bethea111059.526 1
James Pace2147.00
Jamie Caleb210.50
Bobby Walden2-5-2.50
Ralph Goldston11010.010 0
Totals161272616.984 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Don Sutherin221568.214750.0435206759.175040
Dave Viti171376.58450.01026


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Joe Zuger86346240.3652
Bernie Faloney1886147.8732
Bobby Walden939844.2550

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Garney Henley2829510.555 0
Tommy Grant362717.532 0
Don Sutherin18683.811 0
Rene Riopelle16664.111 0
Dick Easterly10363.60
Joe Cannavino111.00
Totals1097376.855 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Grant820926.163 0
Willie Bethea59919.822 0
Garney Henley39230.737 0
Jamie Caleb58316.620 0
James Pace35719.038 0
Bobby Walden25427.028 0
Art Baker23618.027 0
Dick Easterly22613.019 0
Bob Krouse3237.713 0
Joe Cannavino2189.018 0
Totals3569719.963 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Garney Henley616126.860 0
Joe Zuger5132.612 0
Tommy Grant24623.046 0
Joe Cannavino23718.535 0
Zeno Karcz231.50
Ralph Goldston14343.043 0
John Barrow12121.021 0
Steve Hmiel11313.013 0
Bobby Kuntz133.00
Art Baker1-18-18.0-18 0
Totals2232214.660 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Jamie CalebN/A1
Zeno KarczN/A1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Tommy Grant0700000042
Don Sutherin0715440
Dave Viti1413132
Bobby Kuntz5000030
Willie Bethea31000024
Jamie Caleb300100024
Garney Henley0400000024
James Pace30000018
Hal Patterson300018
Bernie Faloney200214
Art Baker20000012
Dick Easterly20000012
Frank Cosentino200012
Zeno Karcz010006
Joe Zuger000022


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