Canadian Football Legends
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Headshot of Ernie Afaganis. To the right of the headshot you can read his FRC biography.
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Ernie Afaganis
Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Ernie Afaganis, nicknamed 'The Greek', started covering the Edmonton Eskimos for private radio in 1953, then moved to CBC-TV in 1963 and until 1980 was the network's host for their Western league and play-off games

Afaganis handled a long list of other assignments, including several Olympic Games, earning several broadcasting awards along the way.

With his broadcasting duties, Afaganis was president of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) in 1979.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame-Media Wing in 1988

Class of 1988

Royal CopelandEd McQuartersTony PajaczkowskiRalph Sazio

Football Reporters of Canada

Ernie AfaganisGeorge KentTom MelvilleBill Stephenson

Afaganis, Ernie
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