Frank Ramsey

1931 - 2018

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Frank Vernon Ramsey Jr. (July 13, 1931 – July 8, 2018) was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6-3 forward/guard, he played his entire nine-year (1954–1964) NBA career with the Boston Celtics and played a major role in the early part of their dynasty, winning seven championships as part of the team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Ramsey has received more than 15,246 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Ramsey is the 233rd most popular basketball player (down from 204th in 2019), the 10,100th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,230th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular American Basketball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15k

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  • 43.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Frank Ramsey has had the most page views in the with 2,411 views, followed by Spanish (2,276), and French (1,978). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (83.19%), Finnish (12.08%), and Russian (−3.39%)


Among basketball players, Frank Ramsey ranks 233 out of 1,757Before him are Artis Gilmore, Kawhi Leonard, Ed Macauley, Penny Hardaway, Maurice Stokes, and Žarko Varajić. After him are Žan Tabak, Lamar Odom, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Horace Grant, Blagoja Georgievski, and George McGinnis.

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Among people born in 1931, Frank Ramsey ranks 527Before him are Aleksandar Ivoš, Zoltán Huszárik, Marla Gibbs, Anne Heywood, Romila Thapar, and Thelma Kalama. After him are Janice Rule, Federico Edwards, Gisela Birkemeyer, Johnny Sheffield, Müzahir Sille, and Kálmán Markovits. Among people deceased in 2018, Frank Ramsey ranks 466Before him are Bud Luckey, Paolo Ferrari, Jiichiro Date, Gennadi Gagulia, John Perry Barlow, and Rim Banna. After him are Donald H. Peterson, Angelo Vanzin, Bengt Nilsson, Johan van Hulst, Stanley Anderson, and Danny Kirwan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Ramsey ranks 10,100 out of 20,380Before him are Lisa Cholodenko (1964), Jesse Williams (1981), Giuseppe Rossi (1987), Lee Archambault (1960), John Delaney (1963), and Thelma Kalama (1931). After him are Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825), Dave Wottle (1950), Teri Polo (1969), Mike Honda (1941), Joe Lo Truglio (1970), and David Bordwell (1947).


Among basketball players born in United States, Frank Ramsey ranks 123Before him are Tim Hardaway (1966), Artis Gilmore (1949), Kawhi Leonard (1991), Ed Macauley (1928), Penny Hardaway (1971), and Maurice Stokes (1933). After him are Lamar Odom (1979), Horace Grant (1965), George McGinnis (1950), Dean Smith (1931), Paul Pierce (1977), and Sam Bowie (1961).