Complete with facts, figures, and statistics, Great Jews in Sports documents the contribution of Jewish athletes to the world of sports over the past two centuries. From home-run king Hank Greenberg, star of the 1930s and 1940s, to gymnast Kerri Strug, gold-medal winner at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, this new edition of a perennial favorite presents intriguing portraits of sports stars from around the globe. Author Robert Slater devotes an entire section of biographies to outstanding Israeli sports figures. Also included are lists of the winners of the Maccabiah Games and of members of the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. First published in 1983, this new edition of Great Jews in Sports will continue to delight seasoned sports lovers while introducing a whole new generation to some of the finest athletes of our time.
Excellent gift and coffee table book; 368 pages
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