Rogers Hornsby

1896 - 1963

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Rogers Hornsby Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rogers Hornsby has received more than 740,594 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Rogers Hornsby is the 24th most popular baseball player (up from 25th in 2019), the 7,480th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,494th in 2019) and the 21st most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Rogers Hornsby ranks 24 out of 70Before him are Barry Bonds, Roger Maris, Walter Johnson, Satchel Paige, Stan Musial, and Randy Johnson. After him are Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, Roger Clemens, Bob Gibson, and Derek Jeter.

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Among people born in 1896, Rogers Hornsby ranks 190Before him are Uberto De Morpurgo, José Naya, Kathleen McKane Godfree, Liam O'Flaherty, William Gopallawa, and Jack Pickford. After him are Enrique Hertzog, Walter Breuning, Howard Hanson, Alister Hardy, Okuro Oikawa, and Ethel Waters. Among people deceased in 1963, Rogers Hornsby ranks 153Before him are Gjorgji Abadžiev, Dionisio Mejía, Jorge Daponte, Mohammad Ali Bogra, Nikolai Aseev, and Alma Richards. After him are Hugh Gaitskell, Franco Comotti, Clifford Odets, Björn Þórðarson, Eric Carlberg, and ZaSu Pitts.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rogers Hornsby ranks 7,480 out of 15,968Before him are Mort Walker (1923), Ronnie Spector (1943), Big Walter Horton (1921), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), and John Layfield (1966). After him are John Norton (1893), Richie Ramone (1957), Tenskwatawa (1775), Mark Eaton (1957), David LaChapelle (1963), and Kagney Linn Karter (1987).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Rogers Hornsby ranks 21Before him are Barry Bonds (1964), Roger Maris (1934), Walter Johnson (1887), Satchel Paige (1906), Stan Musial (1920), and Randy Johnson (1963). After him are Frank Robinson (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), Carl Yastrzemski (1939), Roger Clemens (1962), Bob Gibson (1935), and Derek Jeter (1974).