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
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse
Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.

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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Two time Olympian in fencing

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

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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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Voted the "Best Referee in the World"

He has refereed 185 World Title fights all over the globe.

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All-Time Great Basketball Coach

The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship

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Personal Stories

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Harry Blitman

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Rich Yankowitz

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Exhibits

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