The 100 Greatest Jews in Sports: Ranked According to by B. P. Robert Stephen Silverman

By B. P. Robert Stephen Silverman

The a hundred maximum Jews in Sports takes the best Jewish athletes in all significant activities from the previous 11 a long time and ranks them opposed to one another, utilizing a restricted scope and quantitative standards. each one decade has noticeable a person new grow to be the best Jewish athlete, from boxer Abe Attell to baseballs' Sandy Koufax and Ken Holtzman, to golf's Amy Alcott, to footballs' Harris Barton. activities profiled contain baseball, basketball, hockey, tennis, golfing, automobile racing, boxing, football, soccer, swimming, etc.

Silverman takes a scholarly method of confirm reliability and validity of the facts given. the writer pointed out the most typical different types of records within which the top paid athletes in all activities had excelled, and he assigned numeric values to mirror the functionality different types. That supplied a proportional illustration of an important person accomplishments in activities. by way of utilizing these numbers to the files of chosen athletes, every one used to be ranked opposed to the opposite. also, the writer requested chosen specialists of every activity to accomplish an analogous rating without particular standards, and the consequences have been an identical.

Filled with old photos of the athletes profiled, and interspersed with attention-grabbing tidbits of every athlete's own lifestyles and profession, this e-book is bound to be of curiosity to the informal to critical activities fanatic alike.

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