Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
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
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 16 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

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

Two time Olympian in fencing

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

From start to Olympian in 5 years

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

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

Arn Tellem

Harry Blitman

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Exhibits

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Tennis
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