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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
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There will never be another like you, I'll never forget you Pete!
- Bryan Maddox
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
My father was a huge fan of yours, and a West Aliquippa boy. RIP
- Russ Rangel
 Added: Sep. 25, 2014
Pete Maravich was the best ball handler in college basketball history. (Coach John Wooden) End of story.
- Larry E. Barnes
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014
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