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12 Reasons Gordon Bombay Was The Best Damn Character Ever

"Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack, Mr. Ducksworth."

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1. He created the Mighty Ducks.

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2. He introduced us to the most hype pre-game chant in the history of sports.

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3. And invented The Flying V.

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4. In doing so, he single-handedly brought hockey prominence back to the United States.

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5. Plus, he basically embodied the working-class man when he impossibly defeated the snooty Hawks in the Minnesota State Pee Wee Championship.

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6. And once more against Team Iceland, even though those guys were bigger, faster, stronger, and had more facial hair.

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7. But more importantly, he fought for equal opportunity education for all.

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8. And taught us to play fair and take the high road, even if it pains us.

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9. He united a diverse group of kids from all over the country.

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10. Because he saw people for their potential.

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11. And found a way to take kids off the street and keep them out of trouble.

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12. Because his word is his bond and a Bombay always keeps his promise.

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Gordon Bombay: Real American Hero

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