Cliff Barker

1921 - 1998

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Clifford "Cliff" Eugene Barker (January 15, 1921 – March 17, 1998) was a basketball player from the United States, who won the gold medal with the USA national basketball team at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom and two national championships at the University of Kentucky. While at the University of Kentucky, Barker was an All-SEC (Second Team) and All-SEC Tournament guard during the 1947–48 and 1948-49 seasons. A member of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, Barker was a B-17 Flying Fortress gunner and spent 16 months as a prisoner-of-war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Barker has received more than 19,779 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Cliff Barker is the 277th most popular basketball player, the 10,265th most popular biography from United States and the 180th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Cliff Barker ranks 277 out of 1,264Before her are Jeff Hornacek, Leandro Barbosa, Jermaine O'Neal, Marko Jarić, Darrall Imhoff, and Mirsad Türkcan. After her are Adrian Smith, Dimitris Diamantidis, Carl Knowles, Valeri Tikhonenko, Marcin Gortat, and Rudy Fernández.

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Among people born in 1921, Cliff Barker ranks 352Before her are Horace Gould, Harold Camping, Peter Sallis, Jack Valenti, Walter Kaufmann, and Joan Greenwood. After her are Janet Blair, Wayne C. Booth, Wilbur Thompson, Henry Cockburn, Monty Hall, and Vivian Blaine. Among people deceased in 1998, Cliff Barker ranks 241Before her are Duncan White, Boris Tatushin, Sam Balter, Catherine Cookson, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, and Muriel Humphrey Brown. After her are Eleanor Garatti, Esther Rolle, Fred Wacker, Syd Owen, Albert Gore Sr., and Eddie Rabbitt.

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Among people born in United States, Cliff Barker ranks 10,265 out of 15,968Before her are Chris Christie (1962), Kevin J. Anderson (1962), Noah Centineo (1996), Jason Mewes (1974), Imogene Coca (1908), and Omar Benson Miller (1978). After her are Adrian Smith (1936), Thomas Ian Nicholas (1980), Evelyn Venable (1913), David Axelrod (1931), Han Ye-seul (1981), and Deborah Ann Woll (1985).


Among basketball players born in United States, Cliff Barker ranks 180Before her are Connie Hawkins (1942), Adrian Dantley (1956), B. J. Armstrong (1967), Jeff Hornacek (1963), Jermaine O'Neal (1978), and Darrall Imhoff (1938). After her are Adrian Smith (1936), Carl Knowles (1910), Derek Fisher (1974), Bernard King (1956), Kris Humphries (1985), and Duane Swanson (1913).