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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
Sandy Koufax age 83

2
312 83
Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Mark Spitz age 68

3
429 145
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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154 53
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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169 86
Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Aly Raisman age 24

6
176 111
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Zab Judah age 41

7
169 115
Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Ryan Braun age 35

8
156 106
Kevin Youkilis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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76 48
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Sid Luckman Died at 82 (1916-1998)

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33 6
Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 10 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.

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104 84
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Dolph Schayes age 90

12
62 41
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
C_Moorehead added Rod Carew age 73

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68 49
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Max Baer Died at 50 (1909-1959)

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100 87
Jimmie Reese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jimmie Reese Died at 93 (1901-1994)

Famous Jews In Football

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88 77
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sasha Cohen age 34

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103 101
Jesse Levine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jesse Levine age 31

17
53 46
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Al Rosen age 94

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72 69
Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Dara Torres age 51

19
76 74
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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85 88
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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49 46
Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Shawn Green age 46

The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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74 79
Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Bill Goldberg age 52

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83 93
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Mike Brown age 55

24
73 85
Emily Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Emily Hughes age 29

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50 56
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sue Bird age 38

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54 64
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Ian Kinsler age 36

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63 78
Emily Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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65 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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39 48
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Lou Boudreau Died at 84 (1917-2001)

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51 65
Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Kerri Strug age 41

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6 3
Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Lyle Alzado Died at 43 (1949-1992)

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54 72
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Sarah Hughes age 33

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54 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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28 38
Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
slaft added Ken Holtzman age 73

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4 3
Harris Barton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Harris Barton age 54

The Weirdest Sports from Around the World

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3 2
Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
ronmix74 added Barney Ross Died at 58 (1909-1967)

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49 73
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Art Heyman Died at 71 (1941-2012)

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39 59
Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Gabe Kapler age 43

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1 1
Ed Newman is listed (or ranked) 39 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 80
Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Matt Bloom age 46

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39 60
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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44 68
Tiffany Cohen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Tiffany Cohen age 52

The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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18 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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31 52
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Danny Schayes age 59

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34 57
Morgan Pressel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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40 68
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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36 62
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jordan Farmar age 32

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34 59
Geoff Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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32 56
Jeff Halpern is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Jeff Halpern age 42

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28 51
Deena Kastor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time
Deena Kastor age 45