Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sid Sankovic

Sidney R. Sankovic

December 27, 1903
Detroit, MI

October 3, 1976
Fort Pierce, FL

Nordstrum High School - Detroit (High School)
1921-22 Rayl Cubs - Detroit (Independent)
1923-24 Rayl Cubs - Detroit (Independent)
1923-24 Studebakers - Detroit (Independent) 
1924-25 Peoples State Bank - Detroit (Independent)
1926-27 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1927-28 Detroit Cardinals (ABL)
1927-28 Detroit Michigan Centrals (Independent)
1928-29 Toledo Red Men (Independent)
1929-30 Detroit Olympics /Jackson (NPBL)
1929-30 Dayton Kellys (NPBL)
1931-32 Fintex - Detroit (Independent)

1933-34 Detroit Tivoli (Independent)
1933-34 Toledo Crimson Coaches (Independent)
1934-35 Detroit Tivoli (Independent) Head coach / player
1934-35 Our Lady of Lourdes - River Rouge, Michigan (High School) Head coach
1936-37 Catholic Central High School - Detroit (High School) Head coach
1937-38 Catholic Central High School - Detroit (High School) Head coach

The Detroit-area athlete played a lot of pro basketball, but was better known as a sandlot baseball figurehead. For many years he coached and ran sandlot leagues.

Sid married Claire Ryan and they had one son and one daughter. They divorced in 1951, and Sid would remarry to Dorothy.



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