Mike Todorovich

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Mike Todorovich
No. 9, 21, 19
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1923-06-11)June 11, 1923
Died June 24, 2000(2000-06-24) (aged 77)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Soldan (St. Louis, Missouri)
College Wyoming
Pro playing career 1947–1951
Career history
As player:
1947–1949 Sheboygan Red Skins (NBL)
1949 St. Louis Bombers
1949–1951 Tri-Cities Blackhawks
As coach:
1950–1951 Tri-Cities Blackhawks
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Marko John "Mike" Todorovich (June 11, 1923 – June 24, 2000) was an American basketball player and coach born in St. Louis, Missouri. He played collegiately at the University of Wyoming.

Todorovich began his professional career with the Sheboygan Red Skins of the National Basketball League (NBL). He was named NBL rookie of the year and chosen a first-team pick after a 1947–48 season in which he scored 777 points in 60 games. The other four first-team selections from that season—Jim Pollard, George Mikan, Red Holzman and Al Cervi—are enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Sheboygan, however, suffered through a season of turmoil and finished with the second-worst record (23–37) in the franchise's 13-season history. The following season, Todorovich again led the Red Skins in scoring, with 648 points in 60 games, and Sheboygan finished with a 35–29 record. He was named to the NBL's second team.

Later, he played for the St. Louis Bombers and the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. He later would coach the Blackhawks for several games.

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