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

shof-1998-Sylvia_Wene

Perfection is rare in sports

She was the first woman to bowl a perfect 300 in three sanctioned competitions

shof-2000-Benny_Bass

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

shof-2010-Frank_Levine

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

shof-1999-Menchy-Team

The man he guarded never scored

He was a two time first team All American in basketball

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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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