BOBBY ORR Timeline 1980-1989

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Timeline 1980

July 30
Played in a charity softball game against Gov. Ed King's team. The game was played in the Boston Common and Bobby went 6 for 6 with 5 home runs and a triple.
July 31

Met with Terry Fox on his cancer Marathon Of Hope run through Parry Sound. They met at the Voyageur Restaurant on Highway 69. Doug Sr. gave Terry Fox his son's Canada Cup jersey.

Timeline 1981

July 13
Participated in the 11th annual Joe Lazaro Celebrity Golf Tournament held at the Marlboro Country Club in Bennettsville, South Carolina.

Timeline 1983

February 4

Played in the Masters Of Hockey game held at the Boston Gardens. The game was between a team of retired Boston Bruins and a squad of former NHL stars. The game ended in a 5-5 tie.

Timeline 1984


Robin Young and Bobby Orr visited beleaguered ice-locked fishermen in Quebec, Labrador on a special mission for a Special that aired on Boston's Channel 7. Robin produced and hosted "People Who Make a Difference." This was Orr's first interview after retiring from his life on the ice.

April 15

Appeared on the Boston Globe TV Week magazine advertising the airing of his interview with Robin Young on WBZ Channel 7.

Timeline 1985

February 9

Hosted the Bobby Orr Skate at the Winnipeg Arena from 9:00am-4:30pm to raise money for local charities.

March 19
Attended the funeral of Bruins legend Eddie Shore at the Christ Church Cathedral in Springfield, MA.

Timeline 1987

June 24

Joined BayBanks and the Mayor's Office of Business and Cultural Development in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the X-Press 24 network and the network's 300-millionth transaction. The special celebration took place at Boston City Hall Plaza from 11:30AM to 2PM.

Timeline 1988

March 9

Skated with Robert Urich and offered hockey advice for the upcoming ABC television show "Spencer For Hire" in which Bobby Orr makes a cameo appearance.

March 19

ABC television aired an episode of "Spencer For Hire" called Watercolors in which Bobby Orr appeared as himself.

May 11

Attended the opening of a new BayBank near City Hall in Boston, MA. where he signed autographs for new clients and fans. He was accompanied by Cheryl Ward, manager for the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame, and the Hall of Fame committee.




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