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 Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich

Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich

Birth
Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Jan 1988 (aged 40)
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Garden of Prayer 88 C 3
Memorial ID 3088 · View Source
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Professional Basketball Player. The greatest college (NCAA) basketball scorer in history, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986. He played collegiately for his father, Press Maravich, at Louisiana State University. He spent most of his professional career with the Atlanta Hawks. He collapsed and died after playing in a pick-up basketball game. Reportedly, his last words before collapsing were "I feel great!"


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  • Added: 18 Jun 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich (22 Jun 1947–5 Jan 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3088, citing Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .