Basketball

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 »

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 »

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 »

Rich Yankowitz

Rich “Yank” Yankowitz is the winningest basketball coach in the long history of the Philadelphia Public League. Over his 34 year career at Dobbins Vocation Technical High School his teams had 486 victories, winning over 64% of their games, and twice were Public League Champions. At Overbrook High School, he played basketball and baseball; and… Read more »

Marty Zippel

Marty grew up in South Philly at 5th and Mifflin where he honed his athletic skills in playing in all the usual places, especially this building, the former YMHA. Playing at Southern High School (1938-39), his team won the Public League Championship. Louis “Red” Klotz, a fellow Hall of Famer, also starred on that team…. Read more »