Inductees

Alan Stein

Former Philadelphian Alan Stein has achieved great success in the fields of high finance and California State politics. But it’s his accomplishments on the basketball court that have earned Stein induction into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Stein was a two-sport star at Overbrook High School. He earned three letters on the varsity… Read more »

Marty Stern

Marty Stern was born and raised in West Philadelphia. Fondly referred to by his peers as “Uncle” Marty, Stern began running track competitively for Upper Darby High School before graduating in 1954. Marty attended West Chester State University and graduated in 1959 with a B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. At West Chester State,… Read more »

Michael J Tabas

Seven year old Michael Tabas watched as his father learned to water ski, and within a few years he learned the sport as well. Every family vacation included renting a boat for water skiing. When he finally convinced his dad to buy a speedboat, they joined the Flat Rock Ski Club on the Schuylkill River…. Read more »

Herman Taylor

The book on Philadelphia’s storied boxing past could not be complete without several chapters on Herman Taylor, the legendary Philadelphia boxing promoter who for 79 years brought Philadelphia fight fans the greatest prize fighters and the most unforgettable boxing matches ever held in the city. Before his death in 1980 at the age of 93,… Read more »

Arn Tellem

A player agent who is the Vice Chairman of Wasserman Media Group, a global sports and entertainment agency, Arn Tellem oversees the Team Sports Division and is widely recognized as one of the most powerful and respected figures in sports. He is currently ranked first among NBA agents in number of players repped, All-Stars, maxed-out… Read more »

Lew Tendler

Philadelphia boxer Lew Tendler fought 167 fights during his ring career, going 159 and 8. In 1913, at the age of 15, Tendler was one of a group of newsboys hawking newspapers for the late Phil Glassman, where he earned the nickname “Lefty Lew”. That same year in Philadelphia neighborhood boxing ring, he fought his… Read more »

Morton “Moe” Tener

Early on it was apparent that Moe Tener was a talented basketball player. A “tiger” on the court, and possessing an uncanny eye for the basket, he dribbled, “jump shot” and soared for John Bartram High School to become a first team Philadelphia All-Public Basketball player in 1949. Anyone who played against Tener would describe… Read more »

Michael Tollin

Michael Tollin, a Philadelphia native and rabid Philly sports fan, is an award winning writer, producer and director of many major television series and theatrical films-most of which feature the world of sports. Tollin is a graduate of Haverford High School and Stanford University where he was a sports columnist and the play-by-play radio announcer… Read more »

Sol Tollin

Sol Tollin was born in 1929, was raised in Chester, Pa. and attended Haverford College from 1947-1951. His passion was baseball and basketball, and he was named All City in both sports at Chester High. At Haverford College, he continued to excel on the basketball court, averaging twenty points in an era where teams totaled… Read more »

Leonard Tose

Leonard Tose was a colorful, Runyonesque character who owned the Philadelphia Eagles for sixteen seasons including his team’s memorable Super Bowl season of 1980. Perhaps his greatest legacy, however, was his role as the driving force in establishing the Ronald McDonald houses nationwide. Tose was known for both his hard living and soft heart. Born… Read more »