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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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  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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You are missed Pete by so many people. You are missed so very much my friend.
- Georgia Varnham
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
"Pistol" Pete Maravich passed away 27 years ago (January 5th, 1988) at the age of 40. Unarguably, he was one of the greatest innovators of the game and was lost MUCH too soon. Truly a man WAY before his time who shaped the course of modern basketball.Pist...(Read more)
- janine mcquiston
 Added: Jan. 10, 2015
WAS MADLY IN LOVE WITH YOU WHEN I WAS A TEEN. ALWAYS CAUGHT YOUR GAMES WHEN THEY WERE ON. COULD NEVER FORGET YOU PETE. LOVE SUZAN
- Suz Valentino
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
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