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Tris Speaker

1888 - 1958

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Tristram Edgar Speaker (April 4, 1888 – December 8, 1958), nicknamed "the Gray Eagle", was an American professional baseball player. Considered one of the greatest players in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), he compiled a career batting average of .345 (sixth all-time). His 792 career doubles represent an MLB career record. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tris Speaker has received more than 675,757 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tris Speaker is the 2,520th most popular religious figure (down from 2,140th in 2019), the 10,234th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,866th in 2019) and the 81st most popular American Religious Figure.

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  • 15

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  • 1.83

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  • 3.15

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Among religious figures, Tris Speaker ranks 2,520 out of 2,238Before him are Pope Celadion of Alexandria, John T. Scopes, Walter Rauschenbusch, Gaudencio Rosales, Anders Wejryd, and Simon Pimenta. After him are Dan Osman, Avery Dulles, Edward Egan, William Cameron Townsend, Mike Bossy, and John Onaiyekan.

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Among people born in 1888, Tris Speaker ranks 228Before him are Hubert Wilkins, Herbert Morrison, Miles Mander, Paul Niggli, George B. Seitz, and Chandrashekhar Agashe. After him are Joseph Pletincx, Osvald Moberg, Christian Gitsham, Joyce Cary, Nils Silfverskiöld, and Gabriel Thorstensen. Among people deceased in 1958, Tris Speaker ranks 162Before him are Russell Mockridge, Mark Jones, Pat O'Connor, Helen Twelvetrees, Alma Bennett, and Hubert Wilkins. After him are Sam Zimbalist, Mary Ritter Beard, James Branch Cabell, Émile Delchambre, David Jack, and Daniel Norling.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tris Speaker ranks 10,234 out of 18,182Before him are John M. Fabian (1939), Dale Robertson (1923), Donald Henderson (1928), Faith Hill (1967), Thomas Starzl (1926), and Walker Percy (1916). After him are Bob Clark (1939), Jen Psaki (1978), Miranda Cosgrove (1993), Cynthia Watros (1968), Andrea Leeds (1914), and Tim Kring (1957).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Tris Speaker ranks 81Before him are James Gibbons (1834), John McCloskey (1810), Les Clark (1907), Blanche Barton (1961), John T. Scopes (1900), and Walter Rauschenbusch (1861). After him are Dan Osman (1963), Avery Dulles (1918), Edward Egan (1932), William Cameron Townsend (1896), Katharine Drexel (1858), and Timothy M. Dolan (1950).