Honus Wagner

1874 - 1955

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Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner (; February 24, 1874 – December 6, 1955), sometimes referred to as "Hans" Wagner, was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wagner won his eighth (and final) batting title in 1911, a National League record that remains unbroken to this day, and matched only once, in 1997, by Tony Gwynn. He also led the league in slugging six times and stolen bases five times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Honus Wagner has received more than 1,418,390 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Honus Wagner is the 11,656th most popular politician (down from 11,189th in 2019), the 5,345th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,801st in 2019) and the 337th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Honus Wagner ranks 11,656 out of 15,710Before him are Dmitry Sipyagin, Viggo Kampmann, Marwan Barghouti, Leofric, Earl of Mercia, Agnes of Babenberg, and Gustav Neumann. After him are Godfrey Binaisa, Rafi ud-Darajat, Christiane Taubira, Spyridon Trikoupis, Klavdiya Boyarskikh, and Panagiotis Kanellopoulos.

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Among people born in 1874, Honus Wagner ranks 124Before him are Juan Bautista Sacasa, Kiyotsugu Hirayama, Frederic Clements, Henry Travers, Abraham Brill, and Carl Størmer. After him are Charles William Miller, Abbas Sahhat, Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński, Ernst Streeruwitz, Ricardo Leoncio Elías Arias, and Nasrullah Khan. Among people deceased in 1955, Honus Wagner ranks 96Before him are Leonardus Nardus, Karl Hofer, Willi Baumeister, Ramón Muttis, Manny Ayulo, and Jonni Myyrä. After him are Margaret Abbott, Bill Vukovich, James Agee, Tommy Burns, Saadat Hasan Manto, and Vladimir Bonch-Bruyevich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Honus Wagner ranks 5,345 out of 15,968Before him are Reginald VelJohnson (1952), Richard Lynch (1940), Abraham Polonsky (1910), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Lizzo (1988), and Jack LaLanne (1914). After him are Frank J. Tipler (1947), Suzy Amis Cameron (1962), Beth Hart (1972), Ronee Blakley (1945), Jack Finney (1911), and Lydia Davis (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Honus Wagner ranks 337Before him are Anna Harrison (1775), Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor (1879), Henry Knox (1750), John B. Floyd (1806), Roger Sherman (1721), and Rick Perry (1950). After him are Lee Friedlander (1934), Dan Bilzerian (1980), Janet Jagan (1920), Harry Hopkins (1890), Sally Yates (1960), and Harriet Lane (1830).