Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship
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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The man he guarded never scored

He was a two time first team All American in basketball

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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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Known as "The Clown Prince of Baseball"

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

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Personal Stories

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Rich Yankowitz

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Lew Tendler

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Exhibits

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Basketball
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