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The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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This list of Jewish athletes contains Hall of Fame athletes, Olympic champions, and other familiar faces. From Jewish Olympic champions like Aly Raisman (pictured), Kerri Strug, Deena Kastor, Jeremy Bloom, Helene Mayer, Sasha Cohen, Sarah Hughes, Jason Lezak, Dara Torres, and the legendary Mark Spitz to professional superstars like Ryan Braun, Gabe Kapler, Kevin Youkilis, Ian Kinsler, Jordan Farmar, Amar'e Stoudemire, Taylor Mays, Jeff Halpern and baseball legend Sandy Koufax, there is sure to be a favorite Jewish athlete on here.

The best Jewish athletes come from a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, swimming, gymnastics, fencing, and professional wrestling with guys like Macho Man Randy Savage and Bill Goldberg.

Who are the greatest Jewish athletes of all time? Vote below on this list of the top Jewish athletes and if you see anyone missing from the list, add them so that other sports fans and Rankers can vote on your additions!
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    Sandy Koufax

    Age: 85
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    Mark Spitz

    Age: 71
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    Aly Raisman

    Age: 27
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    Hank Greenberg

    Dec. at 75 (1911-1986)
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    Kerri Strug

    Age: 44
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    Sid Luckman

    Dec. at 81 (1916-1998)
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    Lyle Alzado

    Dec. at 43 (1949-1992)
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    Randy Savage

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    Ken Holtzman

    Age: 76
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    Alex Bregman

    Age: 27
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    Morgan Pressel

    Age: 33
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    Harris Barton

    Age: 57
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    Max Baer

    Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)
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    Benny Bass

    Age: (Dec) 1904 - 1975 age 70
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    Sue Bird

    Age: 41
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    Sarah Hughes

    Age: 36
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    Ron Mix

    Age: 83

    USC All-American. Nine years All-Pro Offensive Tackle. San Diego Chargers: 10 years; Oakland Raiders: 2 years.  Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

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    Mike Lieberthal

    Age: 49
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    Tiffany Cohen

    Age: 55
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    Lou Boudreau

    Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)
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    Shawn Green

    Age: 49