Orr: My Story Book Discussion Thread

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    Some Upcoming Bobby Orr Interviews

    Looks like Bobby Orr is making the rounds promoting the upcoming Bobby Orr autobiograhy which is being released on October 15th. The first interview will air tomorrow morning on the CBS show Sunday Morning. After that there will be a couple interviews this week on the CBC - Monday night Peter Mansbridge will interview Bobby Orr on The National and then Orr will appear on the Thursday night episode of the George Stroumboulopoulos show. It's definitely always a treat to see the GOAT on TV. :handclap:
     
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    Thanks,for the heads up.I just cued up the DVR.I am looking forward to reading the book.
     
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    They don't make the words how much I 'heart' him - can't wait to get the book....
     
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    There are a few players, Bruin or otherwise that I wished I was old enough to have watched played, Mr. Orr is one of them. Dad could never find the right adjectives to describe how good he was and that was hard seeing as he was a Hab fan:)

    My pops was invited to the Red Wings camp in 56/57 after his career at RPI ended, had the chance to rub elbows with Howe and Lindsay in what would be Lindsay`s final year with the Wings. Dad was cut after barely a week but said to watch those two play/practice was jaw dropping
     
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    I played pick up hockey with Jeff Odgers after he was let go by the Bruins and looking for another job. This NHL fringe player had ridiculous skill when compared to anyone else I'd ever seen show up. I can't imagine a HOF player when compared to the masses.
     
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    For sure, easy to forget when we watch players at the pro level but if we check their Junior stats, so many of them put up decent pt totals in Junior, think Thorty almost hit 20 in his last year with the Petes?

    Not a heavyweight but Tootoo had a few exceptional years in Junior
     
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    I remember seeing Ted Donato numerous times when he was 8 or 9. You'd swear you were seeing the next Orr. Jeff Norton,Kevin Stevens,Tim Sweeney,Ian Moran,Billy Tibbets,Mike Mottau and others still play some old man hockey in my neighborhood. It's still fascinating to watch.
     
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    My favourite part was how Bobby refused to call Alan Eagleson a man. :handclap:
     
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    Ordered my copy of the book.

    Can't wait to read it.
     
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    Happy Bobby Orr Day!

    I know I'm not the only one who is excited, I'm talking Jessie Spano levels, to get their hands on his autobiography that comes out today.

    I thought I'd make a discussion thread where those who are reading/have read it to talk about it rather than clog the OT thread and "spoil" it for anyone.

    I'll be getting my copy in an hour or so:handclap:
     
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    Orr has a book coming out today? I seriously had no idea, must need to get out more :laugh:
     
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    Autobiography. Allegedly discusses his scummy ex-agent in the book.
     
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    Title:ORR: MY STORY.
    Author:ORR, BOBBY
    Publisher: PUTNAM Place of Publication:NEW YORK
    Pub Year:2013 ISBN:9780399161759
    Binding:Cloth Pagination:320 P.
    LC Class:GV
    Subject Headings:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / SPORTS/SPORTS & RECREATION / HOCKEY/
    Language:English OCLC:OCN820434267
    US List:27.95 USD

    Title Summary:
     
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    Colton Orr with an autobiography??? Freakin pylon trying to make a buck:)

    This one`s on my XMas list
     
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    I had to Google Jessie Spano :blush:

    I'm a little bummed because Bobby Orr will be autographing books on Friday in Acton, right as I'm driving through Acton, but I don't have time to stop and wait in line.

    Also, I can almost guarantee I'll be getting that book for Christmas from my sister, so I'll wait patiently.
     
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    Got mine on pre order over here in UK.

    Can't wait!
     
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    CBC did a interview with bobby Orr about the book it is pretty good
     
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