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 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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Basketball Pioneer

He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)

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A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

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Known as "The Clown Prince of Baseball"

He performed in over 6,000 major league and minor league baseball games

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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

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Lew Tendler

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Louis “Red” Klotz

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Exhibits

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Tennis
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