Patrick ‘Pat’ Francis Marsden


Builder / Bâtisseur - Football
Year Inducted: 1991
Date of Birth: November 8th, 1936
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Patrick ‘Pat’ Francis Marsden (deceased) started a radio career in Blind River, Ontario in 1958. Returned to Ottawa in ’60 and did play by play of the Rough Riders on CKOY Radio for three years during the “Golden Era” of the Riders. Moved to Toronto in 1967 to work with CFTO-TV. Went on to be recognized as one of Canada’s premier CFL play-by-play men. In Reporters’ Section of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.