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A photo and description of Hal Sigurdson of the Football Reporters of Canada.
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Hal Sigurdson

Hal Sigurdson, nicknamed Siggy, was born in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan and started his sports writing career with the Winnipeg Free Press in 1951.

Sigurdson began covering the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1957, the same season Bud Grant began coaching for them. Siggy followed the Blue Bombers through their golden years, and skipped to Calgary in 1964 where his allegiance belonged to the Stampeders. Then it was to Vancouver for a spell and back to the Winnipeg Free Press in 1976, where he was a sports columnist with always a good word for the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Inducted in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame-Media Wing in 1994

Class of 1994

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Football Reporters of Canada

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Sigurdson, Hal
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