Bobby Orr’s phone keeps ringing

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It’s mid-morning in Bobby Orr’s kitchen on Cape Cod, and the phone is ringing again. A friend is calling for a favor, angling for another piece of the legend.

Orr has spent his adult life fielding requests for his time. “It’s nonstop,’’ he says.

The Hall of Famer says he will do everything he can, but he is also a husband, a father, a grandfather, a businessman, and now, at 65, an author.

His autobiography, “Orr: My Story,’’ is due out Oct. 15, and he is launching a North American publicity tour with a Globe interview.

Here is an edited version of Orr’s 30-minute conversation, on topics ranging from the agent who betrayed him to his concern about “the decaying values in youth sports.’’

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