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Peter "Pistol Pete" Maravich
Birth: Jun. 22, 1947
Aliquippa
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1988
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

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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 Parents:
  Petar Press Maravich (1915 - 1987)
  Helen A Gravor Maravich (1925 - 1974)
 
Burial:
Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Garden of Prayer 88 C 3
 
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Record added: Jun 18, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3088
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Your last words after playing a pick up game were" I feel Great " then you went home to be with Jesus. Of course you felt great my brother in Christ, you were already in your glorifiesd body. We will meet someday and we will all have bodies that are no...(Read more)
- A sister in Christ
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Most exciting player I ever saw. Records still standing 45 years later! Thanks!
- Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
I was a kid who lived in S.E. Louisiana when you did. We both moved to Atlanta the same year. I had the biggest crush on you and admired how well you played basketball. I loved LSU and visited on a class field trip in 1969, when you were still a student t...(Read more)
- Heather Sanderson
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
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