The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

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SP Books, 1992 - Antiques & Collectibles - 220 pages
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Here is the first full account of Jewish contributions to international sports. Rich in personal anecdotes, historical background (including explanation of the barriers excluding Jewish athletes from otherwise successful careers) and packed with 150 rare, historical, black-and-white photographs. Foreword by Mark Spitz.
  

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Contents

Foreword
1
A Historical View
9
TENNIS
12
AUTO RACING
19
BASKETBALL
31
BOXING
47
CANOEING
67
Jeno Fuchs Hungary
101
GYMNASTICS
121
HANDBALL
128
Walter Blum United States
133
SPEED SKATING
141
SWIMMING
149
TABLE TENNIS
156
TRACK AND FIELD
165
WATER POLO
177

Fencing continued
104
FOOTBALL
110
WRESTLING
183
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