Peter T. Lalich (June 23, 1920 – February 1, 2008) was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Cleveland Rebels of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association).
|Born||June 23, 1920|
|Died||February 1, 2008 (aged 87)|
St. Petersburg, Florida
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||East Technical (Cleveland, Ohio)|
|1942–1943||Sheboygan Red Skins|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Pete played in one game for the Cleveland Rebels where he attempted one field goal and was credited with one personal foul. He also played in the National Basketball League with the Sheboygan Redskins, the Cleveland Chase Brassmen, the Pittsburgh Raiders and the Youngstown Bears.
He was the son of Serbian immigrants and his older brother, Nick Lalich, was also a professional basketball player for the 1945–46 Youngstown Bears in the NBL and was the leader of the OSS team that rescued about 550 downed air crews during World War II Operation Halyard, without losing a single life or a single plane.
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- "Pete Lalich". Basketball-Reference.com.
- "OHIOBOBCATS.COM - Ohio Official Athletic Site - Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2014-07-19.
- "Pete Lalich Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-09-25.
- "He played pro basketball when it was a second job". Tampa Bay Times. February 8, 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "Nick A. Lalich, 85, leader of OSS team that rescued downed air crews in WWII". The Baltimore Sun. May 15, 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
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