Randy Johnson

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Randall David Johnson (born September 10, 1963), nicknamed "the Big Unit", is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1988 to 2009, for six teams, primarily the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks. His 303 career victories are the fifth-most by a left-hander in MLB history, while his 4,875 strikeouts place him second all time behind Nolan Ryan and first among left-handers. He holds five of the seven highest single-season strikeout totals by a left-hander in modern history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randy Johnson has received more than 3,556,925 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Randy Johnson is the 23rd most popular baseball player (up from 24th in 2019), the 7,059th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,193rd in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Baseball Player.

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  • 24

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  • 2.47

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  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Randy Johnson ranks 23 out of 70Before him are Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Roger Maris, Walter Johnson, Satchel Paige, and Stan Musial. After him are Rogers Hornsby, Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, Roger Clemens, and Bob Gibson.

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Among people born in 1963, Randy Johnson ranks 259Before him are Yasuharu Takanashi, Fisher Stevens, Henri Leconte, Kenny Johnson, Andrew Ridgeley, and Borislav Mikhailov. After him are Tanju Çolak, Stefano Modena, Edu Marangon, Jón Kalman Stefánsson, Dražen Ladić, and Grant Heslov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randy Johnson ranks 7,059 out of 15,968Before him are Tommy Gunn (1967), Polly Bergen (1930), George M. Whitesides (1939), Larry Linville (1939), Earl Derr Biggers (1884), and Jenni Rivera (1969). After him are Timothy B. Schmit (1947), Drea de Matteo (1972), Cleve Moler (1939), Charles Lang (1902), John Hopcroft (1939), and Stanley A. McChrystal (1954).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Randy Johnson ranks 20Before him are Alex Rodriguez (1975), Barry Bonds (1964), Roger Maris (1934), Walter Johnson (1887), Satchel Paige (1906), and Stan Musial (1920). After him are Rogers Hornsby (1896), Frank Robinson (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), Carl Yastrzemski (1939), Roger Clemens (1962), and Bob Gibson (1935).