The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and the 150 Greatest Jewish Sports Stars
When you think of famous Jews, sports may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But from Sandy Koufax to Mark Spitz, Jews have made tremendous contributions to the history of sports. The Horvitzs have created a logical ranking system that uses hard statistical evidence to identify the 100 greatest Jewish athletes of all time. Drawing on their academic backgrounds and expert sports knowledge, the authors bring us a proven scientific framework for objectively comparing athletes across various sports, including: Football, Baseball, Boxing, Tennis, Golf, plus many others! Features include: Little-known interviews with sports heroes of the past and present; Nearly 200 rare photographs throughout; Fascinating anecdotes that bring your favorite athletes to life.
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Greatest Jewish Game Players
Jewish Players in Major League Baseball
Jewish Baseball Players Before the Major Leagues
Life Imitating Art Imitating Life
Members of the Sphas
Olympic and Other Sports
The Mighty Atom
Maccabi Tel Aviv
The Memoirs of Daniel Mendoza
The Founder of the Green Bay Packers
Emmanuel Lasker Bobby Fischer
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