Canadian Football Legends
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November 24, 1979
Plaque presented to Basil O'Meara.
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Basil Edmund (Baz) O'Meara
(Charter Member)

Basil Edmund (Baz) O'Meara's writing was a building stimulus for football in two cities dating back to the pre-radio era as sports editor of the Ottawa Journal and later as sports editor of the Montreal Star.

Ottawa-born, O'Meara was a press-box habitué up to his death in 1971 at age 79.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame-Media Wing in 1979

Class of 1979

Norm FieldgateGarney HenleyPeter NeumannGeorge Reed

Football Reporters of Canada

Ivan MillerBasil O'MearaEdward ReeveHal Walker

O'Meara, Basil Edmund (Baz)
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