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Ralph Craig

1889 - 1972

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Ralph Cook Craig (June 21, 1889 – July 21, 1972) was an American track and field athlete. He was the winner of the sprint double at the 1912 Summer Olympics.Craig began his track career as a hurdler at Detroit Central High School, and only later developed into a sprinter at the University of Michigan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Craig has received more than 48,266 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ralph Craig is the 69th most popular athlete (up from 102nd in 2019), the 2,886th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,372nd in 2019) and the 21st most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Ralph Craig ranks 69 out of 3,059Before him are Alfred Schmidt, Alain Mimoun, Irina Press, Jim Thorpe, Alajos Szokolyi, and Elvīra Ozoliņa. After him are Haile Gebrselassie, Jüri Tamm, Volodymyr Holubnychy, Robert Garrett, Myer Prinstein, and Jim Hines.

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Among people born in 1889, Ralph Craig ranks 90Before him are Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Thomas Midgley Jr., Maria Bochkareva, Walton Walker, Jānis K. Bērziņš, and Pierre-Étienne Flandin. After him are Willi Münzenberg, Edith Tolkien, Alexander Antonov, Khudiram Bose, Dorothy Gibson, and Amadeo Bordiga. Among people deceased in 1972, Ralph Craig ranks 85Before him are Edgar Snow, Richard Courant, Alfred Schmidt, Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, Ivan Yefremov, and Ernst von Salomon. After him are Pierre Brasseur, James F. Byrnes, Lee Morgan, Paul Goodman, Leo G. Carroll, and Ángel Romano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Craig ranks 2,886 out of 18,182Before him are Jesse Douglas (1897), KRS-One (1965), Richard Ford (1944), Bobby Riggs (1918), Marc Jacobs (1963), and Coretta Scott King (1927). After him are Delbert Mann (1920), Sam Giancana (1908), Robert Morris (1931), Pink (1979), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), and Christine Chubbuck (1944).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Ralph Craig ranks 21Before him are Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Eddie Eagan (1897), Irving Baxter (1876), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Wilma Rudolph (1940), and Jim Thorpe (1887). After him are Robert Garrett (1875), Jim Hines (1946), Lee Haney (1959), Archie Hahn (1880), Frank Jarvis (1878), and Jay Cutler (1973).