Bobby Orr is a great hockey legend, and sports hero.
Bobby Orr was born March 20,1948 in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada.
He was named after his granfather who played professoinal Irish soccer.
Bobby Orr's father is Doug Orr and his mother is Arva Orr.
Two of his brothers' names are Pat and Ron.
Bobby was the third of five children born.
Got first ice skates when four.
At five could keep puck away from older boys.
He starred at defense.
When he grew older he dominated each division he played in.
Bucko Macdonald, a former Maple Leaf, helped Bobby become an outstanding defenseman.
When nine won Ontario's most valuable peewee award.
At twelve started dreaming of becoming a professoinal hockey player.
Voted most valuable player in Bantam division tournament, 1960
When twelve scouted by the Boston Bruins.
In 1962 , when 14 , tried out for Oshawa Generals.
First season with Oshawa made second all-star team.
Seconnd season with Oshawa set league scoring record for defenseman, with 30.
When sixteen national magazine put his picture on cover.
Scored first goal in second game of first season in NHL, 1966-1967, and selectd to second all-star team.
Has day named after him in Parry Sound, Ontario , Canada.
Won Art Ross trophy twice.
Won Norris trophy eight times.
Won Conne Smythe trophy.
Won Hart Memorial trophy three times.
First defenseman in history to win scoring championship.
Scored hat trick in playoffs first hat trick by defenseman in 44 years.
Bobby's salary inspired other players to get more money.
He proved a defensive line could also be an offensive force.
Married Margaret Loiuse Wood in 1973.
Bobby Orr retired in 1979.
Bobby Orr was also elected to the hall of fame in 1979.
He has a hockey camp to teach boys how to play hockey.
Bobby also spends time at schools and hospitals for sick and hurt children.
This is how Bobby Orr is a is a hockey legend and sports hero.