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Bobby Baun

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Biographical Info

Most Toronto Maple Leaf fans know Bobby Baun is the guy who broke his ankle in game six of the 1964 Stanley Cup Final, only to come back for overtime and score the game-winning goal on that same broken ankle! Toronto subsequently won game 7 and was awarded the Stanley Cup. In addition to being known for that goal, Baun is also known as one of the hardest, but cleanest hitters of all time. Baun played 14 of his17 seasons in the NHL with the Maple Leafs. Baun also played for the Oakland Seals, and Detroit Red Wings in between stints with the Leafs. After retiring in 1972, Baun ran a cattle farm and sold insurance.

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