Carl Shy

1908 - 1991

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Carl Leslie Shy (September 13, 1908 – December 17, 1991) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was part of the United States basketball team that won the gold medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Shy has received more than 11,433 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Shy is the 264th most popular basketball player, the 10,073rd most popular biography from United States and the 171st most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Carl Shy ranks 264 out of 1,264Before him are Michael Cooper, Juan Antonio Corbalán, Joe Fortenberry, Paul George, Angelė Rupšienė, and Antoine Rigaudeau. After him are Mel Daniels, Nate Robinson, Connie Hawkins, Adrian Dantley, B. J. Armstrong, and Theodoros Papaloukas.

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Among people born in 1908, Carl Shy ranks 311Before him are Celia Johnson, Tom Tully, Bram Fischer, Félix Welkenhuysen, Lilian Bond, and David Marshall. After him are Marceline Day, Imogene Coca, Robert O'Brien, Dennis O'Keefe, Jackie Fields, and Arthur Goldberg. Among people deceased in 1991, Carl Shy ranks 208Before him are Adrian Quist, Grete Mostny, Harriet Bland, John Hoyt, Roy Welensky, and Lilian Bond. After him are Aline MacMahon, Joan Caulfield, Danny Thomas, Natalie Schafer, David Ruffin, and Gloria Holden.

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Among people born in United States, Carl Shy ranks 10,073 out of 15,968Before him are Amos Eaton (1776), Loren Murchison (1898), Tim Mayotte (1960), Les Claypool (1963), Chris von Saltza (1944), and Fred Hampton (1948). After him are June Marlowe (1903), Edwin Thompson Jaynes (1922), Andrew Stevens (1955), Tony Bettenhausen (1916), Lyndsy Fonseca (1987), and William S. McArthur (1951).


Among basketball players born in United States, Carl Shy ranks 171Before him are Walt Davis (1931), Calvin Murphy (1948), Glen Rice (1967), Michael Cooper (1956), Joe Fortenberry (1911), and Paul George (1990). After him are Mel Daniels (1944), Nate Robinson (1984), Connie Hawkins (1942), Adrian Dantley (1956), B. J. Armstrong (1967), and Jeff Hornacek (1963).