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Fergie Olver

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Fergie Olver
OccupationGame show host, sportscaster
Years active1969–1996
Spouse(s)Catherine Swing (married 19??–8?), Susan Wheeler (married 1986–present)[1]

Fergie Olver is a Canadian former game show host and sportscaster. He is best known for co-hosting the 1980s children's game show Just Like Mom with his wife Catherine Swing, and his work as a broadcaster and dugout reporter for the Toronto Blue Jays. Olver's daughter, Carrie Olver, is known for her work on shopping channels and The Weather Network.


Olver began his sports career as an outfielder in the minor leagues, then with Saskatoon/Medicine Hat in the semi-pro Western Baseball League. He began his broadcasting career in the Moose Jaw/Regina area. In 1969, he moved to CFCF-TV in Montreal and then to CFTO-TV in Toronto. He spent the remainder of his broadcasting career with the Blue Jays (1981–1996), covering games on CTV, TSN, and BBS. In 2004, he was nominated for the Ford C. Frick Award.[2]

He appeared in the 1971 film Face-Off as a member of the press.


  1. ^ "Fergie Olver - Biographical Summaries of Notable People - MyHeritage". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  2. ^ "2004 Ford Frick Award nominees". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 6 May 2010.

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