Athletes The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest Jewish athletes in all of sports history

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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450 90
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 83

2
353 97
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 68

3
454 184
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
199 64
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 75 (1911-1986)

5
211 98
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 24

6
102 54
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 82 (1916-1998)

7
94 49
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 73

8
185 134
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

9
182 133
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

10
173 125
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

11
46 14
Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 80 -

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.

12
120 91
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 90

13
84 56
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 50 (1909-1959)

14
103 84
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

15
70 50
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 94

16
100 88
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 34

17
88 76
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 51

18
104 98
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 93 (1901-1994)

19
93 86
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

20
63 53
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

21
70 62
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

22
74 71
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 36

23
104 113
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 31

24
90 101
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

25
41 41
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 73

26
50 53
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 84 (1917-2001)

27
86 102
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 55

28
79 94
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 29

29
60 71
Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

30
12 6
Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Died at 58 (1909-1967)

31
15 11
Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Died at 43 (1949-1992)

32
60 76
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 33

33
66 85
Emily Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

34
7 3
Lenny Krayzelburg is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
sleepersoles added age 43 -

Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in swimming.

35
68 90
Craig Breslow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

36
48 63
Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 43

37
57 76
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 71 (1941-2012)

38
5 2
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 24

39
49 66
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 30

40
57 82
Scott Feldman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

41
2 1
Kevin Pillar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 29

42
6 10
Harris Barton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 54

43
4 7
Ed Newman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 67 -

11 years with Miami Dolphins. 4 times Pro Bowl. National and International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

44
54 86
Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 46

45
36 58
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59

46
42 68
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 32

47
46 75
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

48
20 35
Mike Lieberthal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

49
37 62
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

50
45 75
Corey Pavin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59