Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse
Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame contains a remarkable collection of athletes and others involved in sports activities. We have inducted 14 Olympians, including five medal winners, two world boxing champions, three women who made first team All-American in lacrosse, people who wrote brilliantly about sports or announced games, and others who founded, owned and/or managed professional franchises.

Inductees

shof-1997-Judy_Klein

Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

shof-2004-2005-Don_Cohan

From start to Olympian in 5 years

He was the first Jewish American to win an Olympic medal in sailing

shof-1998-Max_Patkin

Known as "The Clown Prince of Baseball"

He performed in over 6,000 major league and minor league baseball games

shof-2006-Merrill_Reese

Eagle fans know him well

He is the long-time on-air voice of the Philadelphia Eagles

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Personal Stories

shof-1998-Sam_Cozen

Sam Cozen

shof-2007-Cecil_Mosenson

Cecil Mosenson

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Exhibits

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