Bob Pettit

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Robert E. Lee Pettit Jr. ( PET-it; born December 12, 1932) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 11 seasons in the NBA, all with the Milwaukee/St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Pettit has received more than 1,393,795 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Bob Pettit is the 38th most popular basketball player (down from 34th in 2019), the 3,260th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,043rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Bob Pettit ranks 38 out of 1,757Before him are Bob Cousy, George Mikan, Ben Wallace, John Stockton, Dirk Nowitzki, and Anatoli Polivoda. After him are Charles Barkley, Toni Kukoč, Bogdan Tanjević, Moses Malone, Manute Bol, and Stephen Curry.

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Among people born in 1932, Bob Pettit ranks 181Before him are Tiny Tim, Predrag Matvejević, Alexander Kluge, Miloslav Vlk, Bronisław Geremek, and Michihiro Ozawa. After him are Vitold Fokin, Francis Arinze, Tommy Taylor, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Max Gallo, and Qahhor Mahkamov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Pettit ranks 3,260 out of 20,380Before him are Dan Hedaya (1940), Emmylou Harris (1947), Warner Baxter (1889), Alan Guth (1947), Paul Winfield (1939), and Nolan Bushnell (1943). After him are Helen Kane (1904), Jonathan Haidt (1963), Jason Bateman (1969), Erika Eleniak (1969), Ron Carter (1937), and Joan Jett (1958).


Among basketball players born in United States, Bob Pettit ranks 25Before him are Karl Malone (1963), Derrick Rose (1988), Bob Cousy (1928), George Mikan (1924), Ben Wallace (1974), and John Stockton (1962). After him are Charles Barkley (1963), Moses Malone (1955), Stephen Curry (1988), Rick Barry (1944), Red Auerbach (1917), and Isiah Thomas (1961).