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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474 94
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 84

2
366 102
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 69

3
460 198
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
223 67
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 75 (1911-1986)

5
233 104
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 25

6
115 57
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 82 (1916-1998)

7
102 55
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 74

8
180 134
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

9
184 141
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 42

10
189 147
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 36

11
129 94
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 91

12
51 19
Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 81 -

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.

13
89 61
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)

14
77 54
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 95

15
110 91
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

16
109 94
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

17
94 80
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

18
80 65
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 39

19
109 102
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Dec. at 93 (1901-1994)

20
70 58
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 47

21
101 94
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 53

22
79 74
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 37

23
57 54
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

24
105 116
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 32

25
93 104
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time