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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:
  Peter 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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One of the 3-4 greatest college players ever. basketball's greatest coach, John Wooden, said Maravich was the greatest ball handler in college history.
- Larry E. Barnes
 Added: Apr. 26, 2017
Finally, the Hawks retired your NO. 44 jersey. Don't know what took them so long!! You were such a joy to watch on the court. We had never seen the likes of you before or since. Rest in His Holy Light.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Mar. 4, 2017
You were the best, Pete! What a thrill to watch you play. You were taken too soon. I have the greatest admiration for you.
- A fan
 Added: Mar. 3, 2017
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