Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2010.0.34
Date:
1988
Description:
Headshot of George Kent. To the right of the headshot you can read his FRC biography.
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George Kent
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, George Kent produced western football for CBC-TV from 1958 to 1969.

The first western telecast came from Mewata Stadium in Calgary which pitted the Stampeders against the Lions on August 18, 1958.

Kent introduced the telestrator and other innovations still in use today. Few producers went into a football telecast as well as prepared as Kent, who became known as "50", supposedly the number of meetings he held before every game.

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

People:
Kent, George
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Football Reporters of Canada
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