1913 in Canadian football

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The Hamilton Tigers won their first Grey Cup title over the Parkdale Canoe Club. [1]

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1913 in Canadian football
Playoffs
IRFU Champions Hamilton Tigers
ORFU Champions Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club
5th Grey Cup
ChampionsHamilton Tigers
  1912 Canadian Football Seasons 1914  

Canadian Football News in 1913

The Hamilton Tigers played four exhibition matches in Western Canada, defeating Winnipeg 26–1, Regina 26–4, Moose Jaw 25–1 and Calgary 19–2. This is the first documented East-West series of games.

On September 6, the Hamilton Alerts applied for reinstatement in the ORFU under the name of the East Hamilton Athletic Association, but the request was denied. The Hamilton Rowing Club, however, was accepted.

Source: [2]

Regular season

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union [3]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tigers 65101433710
Ottawa Rough Riders 642084878
Toronto Argonauts 6330101876
Montreal Football Club 6060271440
Ontario Rugby Football Union [4]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Parkdale Canoe Club 431090476
Toronto Rowing and Athletic Association422079504
Hamilton Rowing Club413026982
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [4]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
McGill Redmen 65101775210
Varsity Blues 6330116876
Royal Military College 6240691484
Queen's University 6240461214

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg Rowing Club422046404
Winnipeg Tigers422036234
St.John's Rugby Football Club422032514
Alberta Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Edmonton Eskimos431074286
Calgary Tigers431046246
University of Alberta Varsity40405730

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Regina Rugby Club
CIRFU McGill University
ORFU Toronto Parkdale
MRFU Winnipeg Rowing Club
SRFU Regina Rugby Club
ARFU Edmonton Eskimos

Grey Cup Playoffs

Note: All dates in 1913

MRFU Tie-breaker

DateTeam 1Team 2
November 5Winnipeg St.John's 23Winnipeg Tigers 8
DateTeam 1Team 2
November 8Winnipeg Rowing Club 13Winnipeg St.John's 2

ARFU Tie-breaker

DateTeam 1Team 2
November 1Edmonton Eskimos 10Calgary Tigers 7
* Neutral site game - at Red Deer

ORFU Playoff

DateAwayHome
November 22Toronto Rowing and Athletic Association 5 Parkdale Canoe Club 8

East Final

Playoff bracket

Quarter FinalsSemi FinalsGrey Cup Final
         
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
BYE
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
BYE
 
 
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 44
ORFU Toronto Parkdale 2
ORFU Toronto Parkdale 8
ORFU Toronto Rowing Club 5
ORFU Toronto Parkdale
CIRFU McGill University Forfeit
CIRFU McGill University
BYE

Grey Cup Championship

November 29

5th Annual Grey Cup Game: A.A.A. GroundsHamilton, Ontario

Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 2 Hamilton Tigers 44
Hamilton Tigers are the 1913 Grey Cup Champions

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References

  1. "Grey Cup Memories: 1913". CFL.ca. 2005-09-01. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  2. "CFL Historical Timeline 1910s". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  3. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN   978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
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