The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: The Top 100 Ranking of the Greatest Jews in Sports

The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: The Top 100 Ranking of the Greatest Jews in Sports

by Peter S. Horvitz, Joachim Horvitz
     
 
Meet the most accomplished and interesting Jewish athletes in the history of sports in this inspiring new title by the author of The Big Book Of Jewish Baseball. Its heroes range in time from the pioneering boxing displays of Daniel Mendoza to the baseball triumphs of Sandy Koufax & today's Shawn Green, from Philadelphia's all-Jewish basketball team of the thirties,

Overview

Meet the most accomplished and interesting Jewish athletes in the history of sports in this inspiring new title by the author of The Big Book Of Jewish Baseball. Its heroes range in time from the pioneering boxing displays of Daniel Mendoza to the baseball triumphs of Sandy Koufax & today's Shawn Green, from Philadelphia's all-Jewish basketball team of the thirties, to the football triumphs of Sid Luckman and today's Jay Fiedler. They are all here: yesterday's legends and today's rising stars, including the 150 Greatest Jewish Athletes of all time.

This book covers Jewish athletes from almost every sport ever played including: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey, Track, Fencing, Tennis, Swimming, Soccer, Golf, Boxing, Bullfighting, Horse-racing, and Chess. The exciting stories of Jewish sports stars are presented in an accessible, easy-to-read format with a generous supply of photos, autographs, and other memorabilia of each player. Also included are: Revealing anecdotes that bring your favorite athletes to life, A trivia section that is sure to entertain and test everyone from the novice to the most knowledgeable Jewish sports mavens, The careful ranking of the Top 150 Jewish athletes from all sports, are rated according to their achievements, Definitive lists of every Jewish athlete who played in each of the Major League sports. The Big Book Of Jewish Sports Heroes is ideal for readers of all ages who have an interest in sports or Judaica. It is the perfect companion to The Big Book Of Jewish Baseball and the fothcoming Big Book Of Jewish Atheletes.

About the Author:
Peter S. Horvitz is a former Chairman of the English Department in the Philadelphia Schooldistrict

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561719075
Publisher:
Special Publications International, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Big Book Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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