Saturday, May 05, 2007

Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

Yes, there is a Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and there are more than a dozen people enshrined there. In fact, this year's class of inductees is an even dozen, inducted at a ceremony held just this past April 29. Among the members of the class are swimming legend Mark Spitz, high jumper Dwight Stones, UNC basketball legend Lennie Rosenbluth, broadcasting legend Howard Cossell and current broadcaster Bonnie Bernstein. I don't know about you but I'm a little surprised it took this long for Spitz and Cossell, especially Spitz. I mean what does a Jewish athlete have to do that he didn't do? If you have forgotten what he did, take a look at this video and see for yourself:

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