Sandy Koufax

1935 - Today

Sandy Koufax

Sanford Koufax (; born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is an American former professional baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched 12 seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1955 to 1966. Koufax, at age 36 in 1972, became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sandy Koufax has received more than 2,753,434 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 62nd most popular baseball player.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Sandy Koufax ranks 13 out of 36Before him are Ichiro Suzuki, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Yogi Berra, and Roberto Clemente. After him are Willie Mays, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Nolan Ryan, Walter Johnson, and Stan Musial.

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Among people born in 1935, Sandy Koufax ranks 217Before him are John Patrick Foley, Imre Makovecz, Henry Gibson, Eulogio Martínez, Michael Kahn, and Peter Grant. After him are Fernando del Paso, Christina Pickles, Régine Deforges, Giacomo Losi, Bernard Pivot, and Gary Peacock.

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Among people born in United States, Sandy Koufax ranks 4,431 out of 12,171Before him are Shawn Crahan (1969), William Porter (1926), Vernon A. Walters (1917), Jonathan Pollard (1954), Dick Wolf (1946), and Vincent Gallo (1961). After him are Tatum O'Neal (1963), Herbert Blomstedt (1927), Richard Lugar (1932), J. E. B. Stuart (1833), Charles Yerkes (1837), and Sally Kirkland (1941).