Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association Grounds

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HAAA Grounds - Photo by Mike F. Campbell

The Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association Grounds (also known as Hamilton AAA Grounds or HAAA) is a park located on the north side of Charlton Avenue West, between Locke Street South and Queen Street South, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The park served as home to the Hamilton Tigers from 1872 to 1949. In 1950, the Tigers amalgamated with the Hamilton Wildcats to create the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The new team became the permanent tenants of Civic Stadium (later Ivor Wynne Stadium), and played their home games there until 2012. The Tiger-Cats joined the Canadian Football League as an inaugural member in 1958. A plaque outlining much of the grounds' history (including information on the Grey Cup games played there) is located next to the main entrance on Charlton.

Grey Cup at HAAA Grounds

Grey CupDateChampionScoreLoserAttendance
2nd Grey Cup 26 November 1910Toronto Varsity Blues16–7Hamilton Tigers12,000
4th Grey Cup 30 November 1912Hamilton Alerts11–4Toronto Argonauts5,337
5th Grey Cup 29 November 1913Hamilton Tigers44–2Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club2,100
16th Grey Cup 1 December 1928Hamilton Tigers30–0Regina Roughriders4,767
17th Grey Cup 30 November 1929Hamilton Tigers14–3Regina Roughriders1,906
20th Grey Cup 3 December 1932Hamilton Tigers25–6Regina Roughriders4,806
23rd Grey Cup 7 December 1935Winnipeg 'Pegs18–12Hamilton Tigers6,405

Coordinates: 43°15′12″N79°53′01″W / 43.253455°N 79.883512°W / 43.253455; -79.883512


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