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A Black And Gold Day for Boston. Finally.

After almost four decades of missteps and missed opportunities the Bruins reign supreme

Originally Published: June 16, 2011
By Bill Simmons

T he first sporting event I remember watching: Game 6 of the 1974 Stanley Cup finals, when Bobby Orr and the Bruins played the Broad Street Bullies in Philly. Eight months earlier, my father bought one season ticket for the Celtics, a team that eventually beat Milwaukee for the 1974 NBA title. You'd think they would have given me my first sports memory. Nope. I'm a blank slate until Game 6 against the Flyers.

My father and I watched that game together in our little condo in Chestnut ...

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