Pete Maravich . . . legendary LSU basketball player - nick-named "The Pistol" for his gun-slinger style of play and passion for the game.When inducted into the basketball hall of fame as one of its youngest members, he was sited as "perhaps the greatest creative offensive talent in history".
Pistol Pete, mascot for Oklahoma State University. It was not until 1958 that Pistol Pete was adopted officially as the school's mascot. The familiar caricature of Pistol Pete was officially sanctioned in 1984 by Oklahoma State University as a licensed symbol.