Canadian Football Legends
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Headshot of Johnny Esaw. To the right of the headshot, you can read his FRC biography.
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Johnny Esaw

Johnny Esaw was best known as a Canadian Football League broadcaster. His talents have for over 35 years, touched all sports - producer, promoter, administrator, and salesman.

Esaw began his career in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1949 and broadcast his first Grey Cup Game in 1951. A stint in Winnipeg was followed by a move to Toronto in 1960. As Vice President of Sports at CTV, Esaw stepped away from the microphone, but not from the game.

Esaw is the recipient of many awards and was the Football Reporters of Canada president in 1969.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hallof Fame-Media Wing in 1984

Class of 1984

Tom BrownTerry EvanshenJacob Gill GaudaurJoe KappSeymour Wilson

Football Reporters of Canada

Johnny EsawErwin SwangardBill Westwick

Esaw, Johnny
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