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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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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 84
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Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 69
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Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 75 (1911-1986)
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Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
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Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 25
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Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 82 (1916-1998)
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Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added age 74
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Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
setgdsg added age 25
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Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 9 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.

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Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)
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Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 91
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Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 95
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Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 39
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Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 36
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Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 52
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Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
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Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Dec. at 43 (1949-1992)
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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
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Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 42
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Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 35
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Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added age 47
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Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 37
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Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Dec. at 58 (1909-1967)
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Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)
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Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
age 53