Don Cherry is a Canadian Ice Hockey Commentator, Sports Writer, and Retired Professional Hockey Player and Coach. Cherry played one NHL playoff game with the Boston Bruins in 1955 and later coached the team for five seasons after concluding a successful playing career in the American Hockey League. As a sportswriter, Cherry has written various books, including Don Cherry’s Sports Heroes and Don Cherry’s Hockey Stories.
Don Cherry was born on 5 February 1934 in Kingston, Canada. He is the son of Delmar and Maude Cherry. He has one brother named Dick Cherry. Don Cherry got married to Rosemarie Cherry from 1957 to 1997. Then he got married to Luba Cherry in 1999. He has two children.
Don Cherry’s height is 5 feet 11 inches tall and his body weight is 82 kilograms. His hair color is white and his eye color is blue.
Spencer Smith Personal Details
Date Of Birth: 5 February 1934
Birth Place: Kingston, Canada
Birth Name: Donald Stewart Cherry
Nicknames: Don, Grapes
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Ice hockey coach, Player, Commentator, Sports writer
Hair Color: White
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Don Cherry Body Statistics
Weight in Pounds: 180 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 82 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: Unknown
Don Cherry Family Details
Father: Delmar (Del) Cherry
Mother: Maude Cherry
Spouse/Wife: Luba Cherry (m. 1999), Rosemarie Cherry (m. 1957–1997)
Children: Tim Cherry (Son), Cindy Cherry (Daughter)
Siblings: Dick Cherry (Brother)
Others: Richard Palamountain (Maternal Grandfather)
Don Cherry Education
Teams coached: Colorado Rockies (Head coach, 1979–1980), Boston Bruins (Head coach, 1974–1979)
Don Cherry Facts
He was born on February 5, 1934, in Kingston, Canada.
He played one NHL playoff game with the Boston Bruins in 1955.
He won the Jack Adams award as NHL coach of the year in 1976.
CBC listed him as one of the top ten greatest Canadians in 2004.
He considers Bobby Orr the greatest hockey player of all time.
He owns a bunch of “Don Cherry Restaurants” in Ontario and Atlantic Canada.
He has an English Bull Terrier dog named Blue.
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