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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442 87
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 83

2
347 95
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 68

3
450 177
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
195 62
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
208 96
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 24

6
100 52
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
182 129
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

8
172 121
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

9
183 132
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

10
91 48
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 73

11
46 12
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
119 89
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 90

13
83 55
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
100 82
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

15
68 49
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 94

16
99 86
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 34

17
88 75
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 51

18
104 97
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 93 (1901-1994)

19
62 52
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

20
90 86
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

21
68 61
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

22
72 70
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
89 100
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

25
85 101
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 55

26
79 93
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 29

27
49 53
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 84 (1917-2001)

28
40 41
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 73

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
47 66
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 30

39
57 82
Scott Feldman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

40
3 2
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 24

41
1 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
46 75
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

47
41 68
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 32

48
37 62
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

49
20 35
Mike Lieberthal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

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