Elgin Baylor

1934 - Today

Elgin Baylor

Elgin Gay Baylor (born September 16, 1934) is an American former basketball player, coach, and executive. He played 14 seasons as a forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in eight NBA Finals. Baylor was a gifted shooter, strong rebounder, and an accomplished passer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elgin Baylor has received more than 1,700,826 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 22nd most popular basketball player.

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  • 52.35

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  • 30

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  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Elgin Baylor ranks 20 out of 925Before him are Julius Erving, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Karl Malone, John Havlicek, and Bob Cousy. After him are Uljana Semjonova, Dirk Nowitzki, Scottie Pippen, Arvydas Sabonis, George Mikan, and Derrick Rose.

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Among people born in 1934, Elgin Baylor ranks 148Before him are Vladimir Posner, Nicholas Liverpool, Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Bill Cobbs, Eileen Atkins, and Gino Paoli. After him are Francisco de Sá Carneiro, Wilford Brimley, Zurab Tsereteli, Nicéphore Soglo, Tatiana Samoilova, and Darlene Conley.

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Among people born in United States, Elgin Baylor ranks 2,767 out of 12,171Before him are Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), John Wesley Hyatt (1837), Anna Sui (1952), Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Daniel D. Tompkins (1774), and Clarissa Pinkola Estés (null). After him are Gregg Popovich (1949), Maurice Karnaugh (1924), Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), John Phillips (1935), Ken Norton (1943), and Levi P. Morton (1824).


Among basketball players born in United States, Elgin Baylor ranks 17Before him are Julius Erving (1950), Kobe Bryant (1978), LeBron James (1984), Karl Malone (1963), John Havlicek (1940), and Bob Cousy (1928). After him are Scottie Pippen (1965), George Mikan (1924), Derrick Rose (1988), Walt Frazier (1945), Bob Pettit (1932), and John Stockton (1962).

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