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

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Major League GM

He is a former major leaguer who is the General Manager of a Major League baseball team

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Two time Olympian in fencing

He was the first American fencer to earn a medal at a World Cup event

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Championship runner over 90

He was a runner who held the World Record in several distances for athletes over 90 and later for over 95

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An Olympian who wouldn't go

She was a gymnast who was selected for the 1936 Olympics in Germany, but refused to participate because of NATZI anti-Semitism

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Personal Stories

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Lew Tendler

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Cecil Mosenson

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Exhibits

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