Bobby Baun

<b>Situation</b>: 1964 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000115" title="Stanley Cup Playoffs" href="/topic/sports/ice-hockey/stanley-cup-playoffs-EVSPR000115.topic">Stanley Cup finals</a>, Game 6, Toronto at Detroit<br><br>
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<b>Injury</b>: Broken leg<br><br>
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<b>What happened</b>: Baun blocked a slap shot by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST000965" title="Gordie Howe" href="/topic/arts-culture/gordie-howe-PEHST000965.topic">Gordie Howe</a> with his leg, breaking it in two places. The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000090" title="Toronto Maple Leafs" href="/topic/sports/ice-hockey/toronto-maple-leafs-ORSPT000090.topic">Maple Leafs</a> defenseman was taken off the ice on a stretcher in the middle of the third period with the score 3-3. Trainers taped his leg, and Baun scored the game-winning goal in overtime to force a Game 7. Baun played in that game, too, a 4-0 Maple Leafs’ victory.

( Associated Press )

Situation: 1964 Stanley Cup finals, Game 6, Toronto at Detroit


Injury: Broken leg


What happened: Baun blocked a slap shot by Gordie Howe with his leg, breaking it in two places. The Maple Leafs defenseman was taken off the ice on a stretcher in the middle of the third period with the score 3-3. Trainers taped his leg, and Baun scored the game-winning goal in overtime to force a Game 7. Baun played in that game, too, a 4-0 Maple Leafs’ victory.

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