Bob Ferguson

Biography

Builder : Media
Year Inducted: 2009
Date of Birth: July 1st, 1931
Born in: Windsor, Ontario

<div><span>Born in Windsor in 1931, Bob Ferguson has enjoyed long and varied involvement in sport. As a sports writer for the Ottawa Citizen, his columns, covering every aspect from local community and school events to the exploits of the Montreal Expos continued to be &lsquo;must reads&rsquo; for 30 years. He was also a writer, broadcaster and analyst on radio and cable TV sports programs and contributor to national sport publications.   <p></p>He was a member of numerous sport writing and broadcasting associations and a Board member of several Halls of Fame, notably Canada&rsquo;s Sport Hall of Fame. His interest in Canada&rsquo;s sport history led to the writing of Who&rsquo;s Who in Canada Sports. Ferguson was the first recipient of the Ernie Calcutt/Eddie MacCabe/Brian Smith Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.</span></div>