Rogers Hornsby

1896 - 1963

Rogers Hornsby

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 591,097 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 19th most popular baseball player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Rogers Hornsby ranks 24 out of 36Before him are Nolan Ryan, Walter Johnson, Satchel Paige, Stan Musial, Roger Maris, and Randy Johnson. After him are Roger Clemens, Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, Mariano Rivera, Mark McGwire, and Sammy Sosa.

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Among people born in 1896, Rogers Hornsby ranks 165Before him are Lester Germer, J. Lawton Collins, Blanche Sweet, Kim Iryeop, Miles Dempsey, and Walter Breuning. After him are Samuel Mosberg, Natalie Talmadge, Virgil Thomson, Jack Pickford, Howard Hanson, and Ethel Waters. Among people deceased in 1963, Rogers Hornsby ranks 132Before him are Ernie Davis, Dionisio Mejía, Benjamin Jones, Nikolai Aseev, Franco Comotti, and Kay Sage. After him are Henri Masson, Björn Þórðarson, Alma Richards, Clifford Odets, Jack Carson, and Mohammad Ali Bogra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rogers Hornsby ranks 6,500 out of 12,171Before him are Gary Lockwood (1937), Stephen Colbert (1964), Warren E. Burger (1907), Alan Ball (1957), Hamilton Fish (1808), and Stephen Dorff (1973). After him are Ramsey Clark (1927), John Norman (1931), Gerry Goffin (1939), Vera-Ellen (1921), David Blatt (1959), and Jennifer Batten (1957).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Rogers Hornsby ranks 21Before him are Nolan Ryan (1947), Walter Johnson (1887), Satchel Paige (1906), Stan Musial (1920), Roger Maris (1934), and Randy Johnson (1963). After him are Roger Clemens (1962), Mark McGwire (1963), Ernie Banks (1931), Derek Jeter (1974), Cal Ripken Jr. (1960), and Justin Verlander (1983).

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