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Hockey skates used by Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Orr

Hockey skates used by Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Orr

Description (Brief)
Boston Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr (b. 1948) played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League. Signed at age 14, Orr played in the metro Junior A League until he was 18. In the professional ranks, Orr earned many accolades, including Rookie of the Year, three MVP’s, and eight best defenseman awards. His team captured the coveted Stanley Cup in 1970 and 1972. Orr was named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 1970 and was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979.
Currently not on view
Object Name
hockey skates
Skates, Pair of
skates, ice hockey
Date made
Orr, Bobby
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
average spatial: 2 1/4 in x 12 in; x 5.715 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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