Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.
Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
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 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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A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

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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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The man he guarded never scored

He was a two time first team All American in basketball

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Perfection is rare in sports

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

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Personal Stories

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Cecil Mosenson

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Harry Blitman

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Exhibits

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Tennis
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