Eric Bishop

Class of 1987

Since 1945 when he reported the birth of the new football club in the Calgary Herald, Eric has lived, died, cried, lied, and revived the Calgary Stampeders.

A radio commentator for 20 years in Edmonton, BC, and Calgary, he also coached high school and junior teams. He continued to be available with advice to any pro coach, albeit unsolicited.

Eric Bishop was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum, Football Reporters of Canada wing in 1987.