1959 Toronto Argonauts Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 4-10 8
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Coach: Steve Owen (3-7)
Coach: Hampton Pool (1-3)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1959 Toronto Argonauts Roster
1959 Toronto Argonauts Results

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses for 8 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union.

Toronto managed just 192 points, worst in the league, while the defensive unit surrendered 274. Dick Shatto carried the ball for a team-best 950 yards for the Argonauts.

Al Dorow passed for 1,093 yards. Dick Shatto paced all receivers, snagging 46 passes for 518 yards. Boyd Carter was targeted regularly, too.

Bob Dehlinger intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Steve Owen and Hampton Pool coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Al Dorow1517449.010937.285.31711.37251.2
Ronnie Knox1105852.77536.843.61110.04747.1
Gerry Doucette542750.03716.923.735.63261.6
Dick Shatto18844.41277.115.600.03887.0
Johnny Green20840.0623.100.0315.0278.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Shatto1749505.545 3
Cookie Gilchrist874965.769 4
Bobby Kuntz472605.532 0
Corky Tharp412415.929 0
Al Dorow271736.424 2
Phil Muntz28993.515 0
Ronnie Knox14493.515 0
Jim Rountree4174.211 0
Wray Carlton950.60
Gerry Doucette430.80
Johnny Green4-2-0.50
Boyd Carter0-30
Totals43922885.269 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Shatto4651811.372 2
Boyd Carter3151016.538 4
Ron Stover2338816.951 2
Bobby Kuntz2023611.821 0
Ross Coyle1217614.763 4
Gerry Philp812715.947 0
Dick Fouts79012.919 0
Corky Tharp67612.735 1
Al Schlosser59418.840 1
Cookie Gilchrist57014.038 1
Ed Ochiena44912.218 0
Phil Muntz3268.720 0
Ron Brewer22010.012 0
Wray Carlton2199.511 0
Jim Rountree177.00
Totals175240613.772 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Cookie Gilchrist241666.714964.3240210552.669045


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Al Dorow59218137.0510
Ronnie Knox45182640.6581
Johnny Green1246038.3430
Gerry Doucette934338.1491
Dick Shatto14343.0430

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry Philp362827.817 0
Phil Muntz341885.522 0
Jim Rountree1315912.226 0
Brian Aston181307.215 0
Bob Dehlinger9677.436 0
Eddie Simms2157.513 0
Dick Clark11414.014 0
Dick Shatto188.00
Ross Coyle100.00
Totals1158637.536 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Rountree1643327.140 0
Bob Dehlinger1532721.846 0
Cleve Wester77410.623 0
Corky Tharp36421.327 0
Dick Shatto34013.320 0
Alex Ponton144.00
Charley Horton100.00
Totals4694220.546 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Dehlinger68113.527 0
Ross Coyle581.60
Cookie Gilchrist46616.532 0
Jim Rountree482.00
Donnie Caraway3186.014 0
Gerry Philp3186.018 0
Eddie Simms11717.017 0
Al Rogers199.00
Alex Ponton100.00
Dick Fouts100.00
Totals292257.832 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Cookie Gilchrist410916275
Dick Shatto320000030
Ross Coyle40000024
Boyd Carter0400024
Ron Stover200012
Al Dorow200012
Al Schlosser10006
Corky Tharp0100006
Ronnie Knox00011
Gerry Doucette00011


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