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Hull, Bobby

(Robert Marvin Hull, Jr.), 1939–, Canadian hockey player. Considered to be the best left wing in the sport's history, Hull was skating from age three and began playing with the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 1957–58 season. He played 15 seasons with them before joining the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association (WHA) for 1972–79 and then the Hartford Whalers (NHL) for the 1980–81 season. Hull led the NHL in scoring three times (1959–60, 1961–62, 1965–66) and was most valuable player twice (1964–65, 1965–66). He was also named most valuable player in the WHA for 1972–73.
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Fred Plant of Plant Pope Adjusters presented hockey fan, Jim Hunt, with an autographed photo of hockey great Bobby Hull.
There were descriptions of Bobby Hull and his then-novel curved-blade stick and the blistering slap-shots it produced; Stan Mikita, an on-ice pugilist who finally learned to control his temper and ultimately perfected the art of the pass from behind the net; and my dad's favorite, keeper Glenn Hall, who had goal-tended the Hawks to their last Cup in 1961 .
It's usually reserved for the likes of Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle and Eddie Mathews when you're talking all-time home runs, or hockey greats Bobby Hull, Maurice Richard and Stan Mikita with career goals.
Other photos include golfer Bobby Jones with his father (1927), Magic Johnson & Larry Bird (1979) at the NCAA championships, Lou Gehrig & Ellsworth "Babe" Dahlgren (1939), Boxer Joe Louis (1936), Roger Maris (1961), Joe Namath (1969), Cassius Clay at age 12, Joe DiMaggio (1933), Bobby Hull (1962), Vince Lombardi (from his playing days at Fordham University 1935), Knute Rockne (1930), and Jim Thorpe & Babe Didrikson (1950).
OtterBox([R])and AT&T were joined today by Bobby Hull, Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador andNational Hockey League Hall-of-Famer, and Eddie Olczyk, Blackhawks Television Analyst and 16-year National Hockey League veteran, at the AT&T flagship store in the Windy City to celebrate the launch of the OtterBox Armor Series([R]) - The Toughest Case Ever Built.
As well, the "Golden Jet" Bobby Hull was in attendance and watched one of Wynter's games in February 2010, when Cyr's team, the Lumsden Lions took on a Yorkton team.
Sacratini, Ed Patterson, Phil Hill and Jonathan Phillips were the main Cardiff players involved, while the All-Stars had Bobby Hull, one of the greatest players in NHL history, on their bench.
Central attraction was 67-year-old Bobby Hull - probably in the top six players of all time - who did not ice but contented himself with signing autographs and encouraging players young and old.
The Select is led by Bobby Hull who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.
BOBBY HULL, NHL Hall of Famer, on his divorce: "My wife made me a millionaire.
One can never say that Little Forks Branch goes half way with anything and when the Branch held a fund-raising barbecue last July they had, as their special guest, hockey superstar Bobby Hull.
Birthdays: Former head of civil service Baron Butler of Brockwell, 62; Scottish rugby union international Gavin Hastings, 38; American ice-hockey player Bobby Hull, 61; rock musician John Paul Jones, 54; actor John Thaw, 58; sports commentator David Vine, 64.