|Born||June 16, 1920
|Died||November 23, 2001 (aged 81)
Palm Beach, Florida
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|High school||Torrington (Torrington, Connecticut)|
|Career highlights and awards|
An American, Broberg played basketball as a 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) forward at Dartmouth College from 1938 to 1941, where he became the first Ivy League player to lead the conference in scoring for three straight seasons; he scored 13.8 points per game (ppg) as a sophomore, 14.5 ppg as a junior and 14.9 ppg as a senior. Broberg was a Helms Foundation First Team All-American as a sophomore in 1938–39, and then a two-time Consensus First Team All-American in 1940 and 1941.
Broberg played minor league baseball for a brief stint after he graduated from college, but then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to serve as a pilot in World War II. He lost his right arm when his plane crashed, earning him a Purple Heart.
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