This sequel to The Big Book of Jewish Baseball will cover all major sports and athletic achievements.
Meet many of the most accomplished and interesting Jewish athletes in the history of sports in this 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 and 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 stars.
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 even chess.
It presents their exciting stories in a fun, easy-to-read format with a generous supply of photos, autographs, and other sports memorabilia that supplement the biographies and anecdotes about each player and illustrate every chapter.
Also included are:
Rare anecdotes about the greats,
A quiz section that is sure to entertain and test everyone from the novice to the most knowledgeable Jewish sports experts,
Rare pictures of great athletes of yesteryear and today.
The Big Book Of Jewish Athletes will appeal to Judaica readers of all ages as well as to the legions of loyal sports fanatics.
This work is part of a new S.P.I. Books series called the “Judaica Sports Collectibles Library™”.