Dave DeBusschere

1940 - 2003

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David Albert DeBusschere (October 16, 1940 – May 14, 2003) was an American professional National Basketball Association (NBA) player and coach and Major League Baseball (MLB) player. He played for the Chicago White Sox of MLB in 1962 and 1963 and in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons from 1962 through 1968 and for the New York Knicks from 1968 to 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dave DeBusschere has received more than 489,187 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Dave DeBusschere is the 114th most popular basketball player (up from 133rd in 2019), the 5,910th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,077th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Dave DeBusschere ranks 114 out of 1,264Before him are Frank Lubin, Horace Grant, Jason Kidd, Vladimir Tkachenko, Dikembe Mutombo, and Ray Allen. After him are Otar Korkia, Dave Bing, Tracy McGrady, Hal Greer, Dave Cowens, and Chuck Cooper.

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Among people born in 1940, Dave DeBusschere ranks 307Before him are Ignacio Milam Tang, Jean-Claude Andruet, David Jason, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Pauline Collins, and Zhanna Prokhorenko. After him are Silvester Takač, Sharad Pawar, Alberto Gallardo, Chuck Mangione, Steve Swallow, and Reinhard Furrer. Among people deceased in 2003, Dave DeBusschere ranks 199Before him are Stu Hart, Yuriy Voynov, Carlos Roberto Reina, Rick Husband, Strom Thurmond, and Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio. After him are Althea Gibson, Kriangsak Chamanan, Derek Prince, Alfred Aston, Jaime Ramírez, and Francesco Colasuonno.

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Among people born in United States, Dave DeBusschere ranks 5,910 out of 15,968Before him are Dina Meyer (1968), Metacomet (1639), Anita Loos (1889), Ann Sheridan (1915), Chace Crawford (1985), and Thomas Friedman (1953). After him are Jason Lee (1970), Malcolm Browne (1931), John Larroquette (1947), Alfred Sturtevant (1891), Karl Logan (1965), and Ray Evans (1915).


Among basketball players born in United States, Dave DeBusschere ranks 73Before him are James Harden (1989), John Wooden (1910), Frank Lubin (1910), Horace Grant (1965), Jason Kidd (1973), and Ray Allen (1975). After him are Dave Bing (1943), Tracy McGrady (1979), Hal Greer (1936), Dave Cowens (1948), Chuck Cooper (1926), and K. C. Jones (1932).