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Bill Wheatley

1909 - 1992

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William John Wheatley (July 5, 1909 – February 5, 1992) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was part of the American basketball team, which won the gold medal. He played two matches including the final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Wheatley has received more than 18,730 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bill Wheatley is the 319th most popular basketball player, the 11,628th most popular biography from United States and the 191st most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Bill Wheatley ranks 319 out of 1,268Before him are Rajko Žižić, Bernard King, Marcin Gortat, Jaka Lakovič, José Calderón, and Zaza Pachulia. After him are Sam Perkins, Carlos Delfino, Panagiotis Fasoulas, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, and Valeri Tikhonenko.

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Among people born in 1909, Bill Wheatley ranks 346Before him are Raúl Landini, John Wright, Sam Balter, Eleanor Garatti, Alan Curtis, and Norris Bradbury. After him are Guillermo Douglas, Madge Evans, William Penney, Baron Penney, Obafemi Awolowo, Marion Martin, and Miguel White. Among people deceased in 1992, Bill Wheatley ranks 244Before him are Todd Armstrong, George Murphy, Fedor Samokhin, Tamara Lazakovich, Mary Wells, and Cleavon Little. After him are Allan Jones, Kanan Devi, Bill Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Norvel Lee, and Virginia Field.

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Among people born in United States, Bill Wheatley ranks 11,628 out of 18,182Before him are Nick Wechsler (1978), Nima Arkani-Hamed (1972), Chelsea Manning (1987), Pamela Adlon (1966), Tony Bettenhausen (1916), and Henry M. Jackson (1912). After him are John Houbolt (1919), George Stoneman (1822), Lawrence Taylor (1959), Mo'Nique (1967), Brooklyn Decker (1987), and Marguerite Churchill (1910).


Among basketball players born in United States, Bill Wheatley ranks 191Before him are Cliff Barker (1921), Damian Lillard (1990), Kris Humphries (1985), Richie Guerin (1932), Mel Daniels (1944), and Bernard King (1956). After him are Sam Perkins (1961), Blake Griffin (1989), DeAndre Jordan (1988), Darrall Imhoff (1938), Kevin Love (1988), and Len Bias (1963).