Famous Croatians

Famous Croatians and Croatian-Americans

George Mikan - first big man in basketball

Roger Maris - home run king

Mickey Lolich - baseball

Tony Maglica - inventor of the Maglite flashlight

Dennis Kucinich - US Congressman from Ohio

Rudy Perpich - former governor of Minnesota

Bill Belichick- Winning Super Bowl Coach and former Browns coach

Gene Rayburn - Game show host

Guy Mitchell - big band leader

Helen Merrill - Jazz singer

John Malkovich - Movie producer

Ivan Mestrovic - sculptor and Notre Dame professor

Nikola Tesla - Inventor

Fitzie Zivic - champion boxer

Joe Sakich - Hockey

Toni Kukoc - basketball

Pistol Pete Maravich - basketball

Tony Balandich - former mayor of Chicago

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