Sandy Koufax

1935 - Today

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Sanford Koufax (; né Braun; born December 30, 1935), nicknamed "the Left Arm of God", is an American former baseball pitcher who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966. Widely regarded as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, Koufax was the first three-time winner of the Cy Young Award, each time winning unanimously and the only pitcher to do so when a single award was given for both the leagues; he was also named the National League Most Valuable Player in 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sandy Koufax has received more than 4,986,627 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Sandy Koufax is the 18th most popular baseball player (up from 19th in 2019), the 5,873rd most popular biography from United States (up from 5,981st in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Baseball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sandy Koufaxes by language

Over the past year Sandy Koufax has had the most page views in the with 690,493 views, followed by Japanese (52,812), and Spanish (16,890). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (143.62%), Waray (120.51%), and Malagasy (102.55%)


Among baseball players, Sandy Koufax ranks 18 out of 91Before him are Ichiro Suzuki, Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle, Barry Bonds, Willie Mays, and Yogi Berra. After him are Nolan Ryan, Roger Maris, Randy Johnson, Alex Rodriguez, Stan Musial, and Walter Johnson.

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Among people born in 1935, Sandy Koufax ranks 299Before him are Gary Player, Don McCullin, Barbara Harris, Rosenda Monteros, Géza Alföldy, and Alfrēds Rubiks. After him are Wolfgang Uhlmann, José Ramos Delgado, María Galiana, Noriko Ohara, Anne Treisman, and Fortunato Baldelli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sandy Koufax ranks 5,873 out of 20,380Before him are Norman Lear (1922), George Ritzer (1940), Tay Garnett (1894), David Baldacci (1960), Usher (1978), and Lawrence Roberts (1937). After him are Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), John Hopcroft (1939), Annabella Sciorra (1960), Bob Guccione (1930), Michael Stuhlbarg (1968), and Anna Katharine Green (1846).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Sandy Koufax ranks 15Before him are Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Barry Bonds (1964), Willie Mays (1931), and Yogi Berra (1925). After him are Nolan Ryan (1947), Roger Maris (1934), Randy Johnson (1963), Alex Rodriguez (1975), Stan Musial (1920), and Walter Johnson (1887).