Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship
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

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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Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

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Basketball Super Star

He was voted one of the Best 50 players in NBA history

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Perfection is rare in sports

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

shof-1997-Eddie_Gottlieb

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

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Rich Yankowitz

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Lew Tendler

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Exhibits

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