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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1
426 83
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 83

2
339 91
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 68

3
444 170
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
187 58
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
202 95
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 24

6
98 50
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
181 128
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

8
179 129
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

9
166 121
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

10
84 48
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 73

11
43 11
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
117 88
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 90

13
82 53
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
67 48
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 94

15
87 73
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 51

16
94 81
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

17
96 85
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 34

18
104 95
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 93 (1901-1994)

19
59 51
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

20
66 60
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

21
85 85
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

22
104 111
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 31

23
68 69
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 36

24
89 97
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

25
40 40
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 73

26
49 52
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
85 100
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 55

28
77 92
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 29

29
60 70
Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

30
11 5
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
14 10
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 75
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 33

33
66 84
Emily Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

34
67 89
Craig Breslow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

35
6 2
Lenny Krayzelburg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
sleepersoles added age 43 - Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in swimming.

36
56 75
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 71 (1941-2012)

37
46 62
Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 43

38
56 81
Scott Feldman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

39
45 66
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 30

40
5 9
Harris Barton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 54

41
3 6
Ed Newman is listed (or ranked) 41 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

42
46 74
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

43
35 57
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59

44
53 86
Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 46

45
37 61
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

46
19 34
Mike Lieberthal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

47
43 74
Corey Pavin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59

48
39 68
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 32

49
36 64
Geoff Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

50
34 61
Jeff Halpern is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 42