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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459 92
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 83

2
357 101
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 68

3
457 189
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

4
210 66
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
222 100
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 24

6
108 56
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
99 51
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 73

8
179 130
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

9
188 141
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

10
183 138
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

11
125 93
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 90

12
48 18
Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 12 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.

13
86 59
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
108 87
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

15
73 52
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 94

16
104 91
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 34

17
90 79
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 51

18
98 90
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

19
106 101
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 93 (1901-1994)

20
74 64
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

21
67 56
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

22
76 73
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 36

23
105 114
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 31

24
93 102
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

25
53 53
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Died at 84 (1917-2001)

26
42 42
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 73

27
88 103
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 55

28
81 95
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 29

29
14 7
Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Died at 58 (1909-1967)

30
62 72
Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 41

31
10 3
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 24

32
16 12
Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Died at 43 (1949-1992)

33
63 77
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 33

34
71 90
Craig Breslow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 38

35
68 86
Emily Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

36
8 4
Lenny Krayzelburg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
sleepersoles added age 43 -

Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in swimming.

37
58 77
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Died at 71 (1941-2012)

38
51 67
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 30

39
49 65
Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 43

40
4 2
Kevin Pillar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 29

41
59 83
Scott Feldman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35

42
9 11
Harris Barton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added age 54

43
5 8
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
56 87
Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 46

45
48 76
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52

46
43 69
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 32

47
37 60
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59

48
21 36
Mike Lieberthal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 46

49
38 63
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

50
46 76
Corey Pavin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 59