Famous Jewish Athletes - List of Famous Jewish Athletes

Jewish athletes have achieved several milestones in the past few decades and have played pivotal roles in the successes of their teams. Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg were two former Baseball players who represented the teams ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ and ‘Detroit Tigers’ respectively. Koufax contributed as a pitcher to his team for a period of eleven years and played 12 seasons before hanging his boots. Mark Spitz is an American swimmer of Jewish descent who made the USA proud at the 1972 Olympic Games. He alone bagged around seven medals at the event, a feat which took many sports lovers and critics by surprise. Dara Torres, Sue Bird, Sasha Cohen and Lenny Krayzelburg are a few other famous Jewish athletes.

Lenny Krayzelburg, Mark Spitz and Sue Bird are a few famous Jewish athletes.

The Most Famous Jewish Athletes

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Bill GoldbergDecember 27, 1966AmericanBill Goldberg is a former professional wrestler
Howard SchultzJuly 19, 1953AmericanHoward Schultz is an American businessman and writer
Al DavisJuly 4, 1929AmericanAl Davis was an American football coach and executive
Al Davis

Al Davis

Al Davis was an American football coach and executive

AmericanJuly 4, 1929135 views

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz is an American businessman and writer

AmericanJuly 19, 1953225 views

Bill Goldberg

Bill Goldberg is a former professional wrestler

AmericanDecember 27, 1966302 views