Now Accepting Nominations for the Class of 2020

Do you or someone you know have what it takes? Enter here by September 20, 2019. In addition to our interest in athletes, we look for coaches, sports media, sports administrators, and anyone closely involved in the wide field of sports.
Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
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

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame contains a remarkable collection of athletes and others involved in sports activities. We have inducted 18 Olympians, including six 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.

22nd Annual Induction Ceremony

The 22nd Annual Induction Ceremony was held on April 30, 2019 at Rodeph Shalom Synagogue. Congrats to this year's inductees! Nominations for the Class of 2020 are welcome.  Deadline is September 27, 2019

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Inductees

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

Known as "The Clown Prince of Baseball"

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

Two time Olympian in fencing

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

Basketball Pioneer

He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)

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Personal Stories

Louis “Red” Klotz

Sam Cozen

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Exhibits

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Tennis
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