Number 4, Bobby Orr! 1972

I have a confession to make. Even though I live in Ravens/Steelers territory, I am an unabashed Patriots fan. My husband is the reason. Well, his dad actually. His father is from Gloucester (pronounced “glaw-STAH), Massachusetts and infected his son early with the love of the heartbreaking teams of New England. Terry was Bobby Orr for his first few Halloweens.

These past 20 or so years it has been a different story to be a fan of the New England teams. Now we get to gloat. But we do it carefully — so as not ...

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