One of the greatest sports figures of all time at last breaks
his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself.
Number 4. It is just about the most common number in
hockey, but invoke that number and you can only be talking about
one player -- the man often referred to as the greatest ever to
play the game: Bobby Orr.
From 1966 through the mid-70s he could change a game just by
stepping on the ice. Orr could do things that others simply
couldn't, and while teammates and opponents alike scrambled to keep
up, at times they could do little more than stop and watch. Many of
his records still stand today and he remains the gold standard by
which all other players are judged. Mention his name to any
hockey fan - or to anyone in New England - and a look of awe will