Coleman, JimDate of Death: 2000-01-14
Date of Birth: 1911-10-30
* Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame
Born in Winnipeg, Coleman started his newspaper career with the Winnipeg Tribune and became one of Canada's most celebrated sports columnists with a national column for all Southam newspapers. He was a regular member of the NHL Hot Stove League radio crew and the senior states man of sports writers. He authored a best-seller Hockey is Our Game. Jim Coleman was also inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, the Racing Hall of Fame and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.