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Jewish Sports Hall Of Fame Inducts 12

Jewish Sports Hall Of Fame Inducts 12

(JTA) – Swimmer Mark Spitz and broadcaster Howard Cosell were among 12 people inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The athletes and others were recognized Sunday at a ceremony at the Suffolk JCC, site of the Hall of Fame, in Commack, L.I. Spitz won seven gold medals in the 1972 Olympics. Cosell was best known for his work on “Monday Night Football” and his relationship with boxer Muhammad Ali. Others inducted were Lennie Rosenbluth, an All-American basketball player at the University of North Carolina; Olympic high jumper Dwight Stones; Senda Berenson, a pioneer in women’s basketball; broadcaster Bonnie Bernstein; boxer Harry Haft; George Kalinsky, official photographer of Madison Square Garden; marathoner Deena Kastor; Craig Ludin, a special Olympian; bodybuilder Dan Lurie; and NFL referee Jerry Markbreit.

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