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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hockey skates
Skates, Pair of
skates, ice hockey
Date made
1978
user
Orr, Bobby
maker
Reebok-CCM
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 2 1/4 in x 12 in; x 5.715 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1979.0634.01
catalog number
1979.0634.01
accession number
1979.0634
Credit Line
Bobby Orr
subject
Ice Hockey
Professional
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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