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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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373 78
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sandy Koufax age 83

2
306 77
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Mark Spitz age 68

3
416 139
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
146 51
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Hank Greenberg Died at 75 (1911-1986)

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32 2
Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Ron Mix 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.

6
154 83
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Aly Raisman age 24

7
172 108
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Zab Judah age 41

8
154 104
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

9
164 113
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Ryan Braun age 35

10
73 46
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Sid Luckman Died at 82 (1916-1998)

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99 82
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Dolph Schayes age 90

12
56 37
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added Rod Carew age 73

13
99 84
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jimmie Reese Died at 93 (1901-1994)

14
65 48
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Max Baer Died at 50 (1909-1959)

Famous Jews In Football

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85 75
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sasha Cohen age 34

16
103 97
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jesse Levine age 31

17
52 44
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Al Rosen age 94

18
69 67
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Dara Torres age 51

19
84 86
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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70 71
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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48 44
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Shawn Green age 46

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

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82 91
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Mike Brown age 55

23
69 77
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Bill Goldberg age 52

24
73 83
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Emily Hughes age 29

25
63 76
Emily Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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52 63
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Ian Kinsler age 36

27
46 55
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sue Bird age 38

28
64 81
Craig Breslow is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Craig Breslow age 38

The Most Stunning Female Volleyball Players

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51 64
Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Kerri Strug age 41

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52 71
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sarah Hughes age 33

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36 48
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Lou Boudreau Died at 84 (1917-2001)

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4 3
Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Lyle Alzado Died at 43 (1949-1992)

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52 75
Scott Feldman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Scott Feldman age 35

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3 2
Harris Barton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Harris Barton age 54

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27 38
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Ken Holtzman age 73

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

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49 72
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Art Heyman Died at 71 (1941-2012)

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1 0
Ed Newman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Ed Newman age 67 - 11 years with Miami Dolphins. 4 times Pro Bowl. National and International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

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52 78
Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Matt Bloom age 46

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44 67
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Tiffany Cohen age 52

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1 2
Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Barney Ross Died at 58 (1909-1967)

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37 59
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Omri Casspi age 30

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37 59
Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Gabe Kapler age 43

The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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17 28
Mike Lieberthal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Mike Lieberthal age 46

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34 56
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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36 61
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jordan Farmar age 32

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39 66
Corey Pavin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Corey Pavin age 59

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34 58
Geoff Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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30 52
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Danny Schayes age 59

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28 50
Yuri Foreman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Yuri Foreman age 38

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28 50
Deena Kastor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Deena Kastor age 45