Happy Birthday Larry Bird - December 7, 2012

Happy Birthday Larry Bird - December 7, 2012

There are many Celtics Legends, but there is only one man whose nickname actually is Legend. Larry Bird might be the most well-known Celtics player of all time, and his incredible career led to him being dubbed with an iconic nickname: Larry Legend.

Bird’s legend began long before he arrived in Boston. He was born on Dec. 7, 1956 in West Baden, Ind. Located in the southwest portion of Indiana, West Baden and nearby French Lick were the cities where Bird turned himself from a young boy into a basketball phenom.

Read more: Larry Bird - Legends Profile