Canadian Football Legends
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Headshot of RJ Frewin. To the right of the headshot, you can read his FRC biography.
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RJ (Bob) Frewin

Nicknamed Sam Peeps to his friends, RJ (Bob) Frewin ended stories with a series of one-liner notes entitled 'Sam Peeps Diary'.

Frewin was the Toronto Telegram's football reporter from 1952 to 1965, as well as a charter member of the Football Reporters of Canada.

Frewin was General Manager of the Toronto Rifles of the Continental Football League from 1965 to 1966.

In 1971, Frewin became the first football reporter for the Toronto Sun. He attended his first Grey Cup game in 1935 at the age of nine, and would go on to attend every Grey Cup game for 42 consecutive years. A Canadian history buff, Frewin described Canadian Football as a 'unifying force in a spread-eagled nation.'

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame-Media Wing in 1990

Class of 1990

Jim CorrigallDave FennellEagle KeysMarv LusterKen Preston

Football Reporters of Canada

Ralph AllenRJ FrewinBob HughesDon Wittman

Frewin, R.J. (Bob)
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