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04-24-2013, 04:17 PM
Et le But
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Originally Posted by Teufelsdreck View Post
You missed the Richard bothers, Béliveau, Plante, Harvey, Geoffrion, et al. On the other hand, you haven't yet experienced the infirmities of old age. I'm a spry octogenarian but I'm no longer the fastest on the tennis court. One (slight) compensation is that I've finally learned to hit a clean topspin backhand. I hope to develop a more effective serve when I go on vacation in November because there won't be any contemporaries for me to take advantage of.

Maurice Richard remains my all time hockey hero but the greatest player I ever saw was Bobby Orr.
I think you automatically win any debate on here by default.

But for what it's worth, I learned a clean topspin backhand in my teens. Too bad my tennis game stopped developing after that.

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