Cy Young

1928 - 2017

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Cy C. Young Jr. (July 23, 1928 – December 6, 2017) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the javelin throw. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cy Young has received more than 1,462,510 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Cy Young is the 862nd most popular athlete (down from 535th in 2019), the 9,221st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,587th in 2019) and the 183rd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Cy Young ranks 862 out of 3,055Before him are Bob Schul, Greg Bell, Bernard Tchoullouyan, János Parti, Vera Komisova, and Darya Domracheva. After him are Norair Nurikyan, Gerd Wessig, Johannes Thingnes Bø, Gabriela Szabo, Jan Frodeno, and Imrich Bugár.

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Among people born in 1928, Cy Young ranks 417Before him are Tommy Docherty, Robert Byrne, Ted Sorensen, Aleksandr Ivanov, Jerome Biffle, and Jimmy Dean. After him are Joseph Kruskal, Bruce Ames, Martin Davis, Fred Ebb, Harold Prince, and Hap Sharp. Among people deceased in 2017, Cy Young ranks 441Before him are Ronald Drever, Colin Groves, Curt Lowens, Luis Garisto, Anne Jeffreys, and Spartaco Landini. After him are Clare Hollingworth, George Steele, Miguel Ángel Loayza, George Mostow, Graham Taylor, and Bobby Heenan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cy Young ranks 9,221 out of 15,968Before him are Cynthia Watros (1968), Mae Clarke (1910), Tipper Gore (1948), Gene Saks (1921), Roy Brown (1925), and Micky Ward (1965). After him are Andy Timmons (1963), George Karl (1951), Dave Arneson (1947), Glenn Plummer (1961), Kristy Swanson (1969), and Robert Gordon (1947).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Cy Young ranks 183Before him are Daniel Kinsey (1902), Bud Houser (1901), Roy Cochran (1919), Harriet Bland (1915), Bob Schul (1937), and Greg Bell (1930). After him are Gail Devers (1966), Charles Dumas (1937), Arthur L. Newton (1883), Dorothy Poynton-Hill (1915), Evelyne Hall (1909), and Tom Courtney (1933).