to the maple leaf born

Drafted: A busy month, June of 1962, for the Kelly family of Toronto. On the 18th of the month, in the federal election, father Red was elected the Liberal MP for the Toronto riding of York West. Five days later, mother Andra gave birth to the couple’s second child, a son they would name Patrick. (Not shown here: sister Casey.) All this came two months after Red had helped his Maple Leafs beat the Chicago Black Hawks to win their tenth Stanley Cup.

One thought on “to the maple leaf born

  1. Stephen – Red used to tell the story about how he and Andra would laugh every time they saw players drinking from the Stanley Cup because they had once put baby Patrick in the bowl and Patrick had a dirty little accident while seated there.

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