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

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

From start to Olympian in 5 years

He was the first Jewish American to win an Olympic medal in sailing

Big Game Receiver

He was an NFL tight end who won four Super Bowl rings

Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

Championship runner over 90

He was a runner who held the World Record in several distances for athletes over 90 and later for over 95

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Personal Stories

Cecil Mosenson

Rich Yankowitz

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Exhibits

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Tennis
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