The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
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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A Historical View
Jeno Fuchs Hungary
Walter Blum United States
TRACK AND FIELD
Agnes Keleti American League Austria Bantamweight Barney Ross baseball baseball's Basketball Association batting Benny Leonard Born March Born October Born September bout Boxing Hall bronze Budapest Died California Canadiens captured career Club competition crown Daniel Mendoza death unknown Dolph Schayes elected event Flatow Freestyle Grigori Kriss Hakoah Hall of Fame Hank Greenberg head coach Heavyweight honor Hungarian Hungary Born IJSHOF International Jewish Sports Israel Jewish athletes Jewish Sports Hall Jews Leonard Lightweight Luckman Maccabi Maccabi World Union Maccabiah Games Major League Mark Spitz medal in Team Mendoza Myer Nat Holman no-decisions Olympiad Olympic Committee Olympic Games Olympic gold medal Olympic medals Philadelphia Physical Education played professional record retired Schayes season Sid Luckman silver medal Skating soccer swimmer swimming table tennis Team Sabre team won track and field United States Born Wingate Institute winner winning won a gold World Championship World Record World title York City Died