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Sam Balter

1909 - 1998

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Samuel Balter Jr. (October 15, 1909 – August 8, 1998) was an American basketball player who won a gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Balter has received more than 49,422 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sam Balter is the 291st most popular basketball player (down from 242nd in 2019), the 11,153rd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,582nd in 2019) and the 175th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Sam Balter ranks 291 out of 1,268Before him are Paul George, Nate Robinson, Mitch Richmond, Dimitris Diamantidis, Anthony Davis, and Blagoja Georgievski. After him are Greg Oden, Nikola Mirotić, Satch Sanders, John Paxson, Marko Jarić, and Joe Fortenberry.

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Among people born in 1909, Sam Balter ranks 342Before him are Howard Da Silva, Robert Serber, Ruby Keeler, Bimal Roy, Raúl Landini, and John Wright. After him are Eleanor Garatti, Alan Curtis, Norris Bradbury, Bill Wheatley, Guillermo Douglas, and Madge Evans. Among people deceased in 1998, Sam Balter ranks 278Before him are Binnie Barnes, Alberto Calderón, Rudy Dhaenens, Ruth Clifford, Ram Swarup, and Muriel Humphrey Brown. After him are Lalita Pawar, Eleanor Garatti, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, Catherine Cookson, Esther Rolle, and Cliff Barker.

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Among people born in United States, Sam Balter ranks 11,153 out of 18,182Before him are David Johansen (1950), Amy Hill (1953), Milburn Stone (1904), Jon Kyl (1942), Ken Griffey Jr. (1969), and Bob Weir (1947). After him are David Allan Coe (1939), Darren Criss (1987), Roy Hargrove (1969), Caesar Rodney (1728), John Elway (1960), and Byron K. Lichtenberg (1948).


Among basketball players born in United States, Sam Balter ranks 175Before him are Bob Love (1942), Chet Walker (1940), Paul George (1990), Nate Robinson (1984), Mitch Richmond (1965), and Anthony Davis (1993). After him are Greg Oden (1988), Satch Sanders (1938), John Paxson (1960), Joe Fortenberry (1911), Jimmy Butler (1989), and Danny Ainge (1959).