23rd Annual Induction Ceremony Announces New Date: April 29, 2021
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.
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
Known as "The Clown Prince of Baseball"
He performed in over 6,000 major league and minor league baseball games
He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)
Perfection is rare in sports
She was the first woman to bowl a perfect 300 in three sanctioned competitions
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