Alexander Cartwright

1820 - 1892

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Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892) was a founding member of the New York Knickerbockers Base Ball Club in the 1840s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Cartwright has received more than 277,987 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Cartwright is the 9th most popular baseball player (up from 11th in 2019), the 3,459th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,712th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Baseball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 280k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Alexander Cartwrights by language

Over the past year Alexander Cartwright has had the most page views in the with 28,897 views, followed by Japanese (6,693), and Spanish (6,567). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (53.85%), Portuguese (42.74%), and Korean (36.71%)


Among baseball players, Alexander Cartwright ranks 9 out of 91Before him are Jackie Robinson, Sadaharu Oh, Lou Gehrig, Hank Aaron, Cy Young, and Reggie Jackson. After him are Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Ichiro Suzuki, Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle, and Barry Bonds.

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Among people born in 1820, Alexander Cartwright ranks 36Before him are Afanasy Fet, Begum Hazrat Mahal, Mirko Petrović-Njegoš, Émile Augier, Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois, and Prince Henry of the Netherlands. After him are Maria Severa Onofriana, Prince Frederick William of Hesse-Kassel, Reinhart Dozy, Gustave Le Gray, Sergey Solovyov, and Cornelius Gurlitt. Among people deceased in 1892, Alexander Cartwright ranks 43Before him are Carlo Cafiero, Hermann Burmeister, Enrico Betti, Bernhard Windscheid, Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, and Jan Czerski. After him are Abdyl Frashëri, Prince Francis, Count of Trapani, Anthon van Rappard, Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet, Robert Ford, and Theodor Meynert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alexander Cartwright ranks 3,459 out of 20,380Before him are Don Alden Adams (1925), Scott Bakula (1954), Brian Kobilka (1955), Percy Sledge (1941), Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822), and Stephen Curry (1988). After him are Gig Young (1913), Martin Ritt (1914), Sonny Landham (1941), Victoria Nuland (1961), Billy Blanks (1955), and Teresa Wright (1918).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Alexander Cartwright ranks 8Before him are Joe DiMaggio (1914), Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), Hank Aaron (1934), Cy Young (1867), and Reggie Jackson (1946). After him are Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Barry Bonds (1964), Willie Mays (1931), and Yogi Berra (1925).