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Sandy Koufax

1935 - Today

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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 3,432,823 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Sandy Koufax is the 15th most popular baseball player (down from 14th in 2019), the 5,213th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,428th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Baseball Player.

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  • 24

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  • 1.92

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  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Sandy Koufax ranks 15 out of 70Before him are Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Ichiro Suzuki, and Willie Mays. After him are Nolan Ryan, Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Roger Maris, Walter Johnson, and Satchel Paige.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Sandy Koufax ranks 260Before him are Henry Gibson, Imre Makovecz, Alfrēds Rubiks, Yıldırım Akbulut, Régine Deforges, and Gary Peacock. After him are Fernando del Paso, Johnny Mathis, Oscar Panno, Ben Vautier, Victor J. Stenger, and Mohammed Basindawa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sandy Koufax ranks 5,213 out of 15,968Before him are Sherman Hemsley (1938), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Edward Robinson (1794), Jack Haley (1898), Frederic Remington (1861), and Lil Peep (1996). After him are Neal McDonough (1966), Hilary Duff (1987), Adrian Belew (1949), James Denton (1963), Jo Jones (1911), and Harry Davenport (1866).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Sandy Koufax ranks 12Before him are Cy Young (1867), Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), and Willie Mays (1931). After him are Nolan Ryan (1947), Alex Rodriguez (1975), Barry Bonds (1964), Roger Maris (1934), Walter Johnson (1887), and Satchel Paige (1906).