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Correction on post: Why is anyone else wearing Keon’s #14?

Thanks to a reader who pointed out a mistake on my part. Ronnie Ellis, who started his career in 1964-’65 with the Leafs wearing number 11, then switched to number 8, accepted the number 6 because of a request from another former Leaf ,“Ace” Bailey, not Syl Apps.

Bailey’s career was ended many years before after a hit from Bruins defenseman Eddie Shore. Bailey liked Ellis' style of play and insisted that he take Bailey’s old number 6.  As I was writing the story I was thinking it was Apps who made the offer, but it was in fact Bailey.

As I've mentioned before, my memory is not always accurate- thanks for catching my error!

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