Chain-links This page contains links
to a variety of Jewish and secular sports sites. The page is divided up by
sport and by topic. It is a work in
progress. One, I hope, that will be ever growing.

 

Do you know of a good
site, but don’t see it included here? Post a comment or submit a link by emailing
jsportscollctr@gmail.com with the subject “Link.” I’ll review your
submission, verify that the link works and is appropriate for the site, and add
it to the page.

 

Thanks!

— Josh

 

 

Baseball

 

Jewish
Major
Leaguers
 

Publishers
of the Jewish
Major Leaguers and Israel Baseball League baseball cards. Site
includes an all-time roster of Jewish major leaguers. 

http://www.jewishmajorleaguers.org/


Wikipedia List of Jewish
Baseball Players 

Wikipedia List of Jewish
Baseball Players 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Jewish_baseball_players

 

Israel Baseball
League 

The official Web site of
the short-lived Israel Baseball League. 

http://www.israelbaseballleague.com/main/

 

Baseball Almanac’s
Jewish Baseball Section
 

Baseball Almanac’s
section devoted to Jewish baseball players throughout Major League

history 

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/legendary/Jewish_baseball_players.shtml

 

The Baseball Talmud 

The official site for The Baseball Talmud, which offers a statistical analysis of Jewish major leaguers through 2008.

http://www.baseballtalmud.com/

 

Holy Land Hardball

Official page of the documentary film about the Israel Baseball League, Holy Land Hardball.

http://www.holylandhardball.com

 

The Yankles

Official page of the comedy film, The Yankles, about a Yeshiva baseball team.

http://www.yankles.com


The
Gabe Kapler
Foundation 

The
Gabe Kapler
Foundation is a family run, non-profit foundation dedicated to stopping

domestic
violence. 

http://www.kaplerfoundation.org/whoweare.html

 

Kevin
Youkilis
Foundation

Official
site
of Kevin Youkilis Hits for Kids, the Red Sox star’s charitable
organization. D
edicated
to rallying local and corporate support for
charities and organizations focused on the health and wellbeing of
children,
Kevin Youkilis Hits for Kids teams up with existing
community-based
children’s charities and medical research programs in New England and in
Kevin’s home town of Cincinnati, to help them raise money and awareness.

http://www.youkskids.org/index.html

 

NormWho.com
Former Astros player Norm Miller’s Web site, for the autobiography of the same name.

http://www.normwho.com

ArtShamsky.com
Former Mets player Art Shamsky’s Web site.

http://www.artshamsky.com


Facebook.com: Ryan Braun

Facebook page for Brewers star Ryan Braun.

http://www.facebook.com/YuriFans#!/RyanBraun?ref=ts


Facebook.com: Kevin Youkilis

Facebook page for Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kevin-Youkilis/108084142545251?v=stream&ref=ts

Facebook.com: Ian Kinsler
Facebook page for Rangers star Ian Kinsler.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ian-Kinsler/106193232745482?ref=ts&v=desc


MurrayChass.com

Hall of Fame sportswriter Murray Chass’s Web site.

http://www.murraychass.com


Basketball


Naismith
Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 

The
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, in Springfield, MA.

http://www.hoophall.com/

Additional links coming soon!

 

 

Football

 

Pro
Football Hall of Fame 

The
Pro Football Hall of Fame, in Canton, OH.

http://www.profootballhof.com


National
Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame 

The
National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame, in South
Bend, IN.

http://www.collegefootball.org

Additional links coming soon!

 

 

Hockey

 

Hockey
Hall of Fame 

The
Hockey Hall of Fame, in Toronto, Ontario.

http://www.hhof.com


Hockey hall of fame

Additional links coming soon!

 

 

Boxing


International Boxing Hall of Fame 

The
International Boxing Hall of Fame,
in Canastota, NY.

http://www.ibhof.com/

 

The
Golden Age of the American Jewish Boxer: National Museum of
American Jewish
History 

Online exhibit: “The Golden Age of the
American Jewish Boxer.” 

http://nmajh.org/special/11_2004_maccabee/index.html

 

Star in the Ring

Trailer for a
documentary about Jewish boxers.

http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=220218647


YuriForeman.com

Web site for the Jewish boxer, and WBA Junior Middleweight champion, and rabbinical student.

http://www.yuriforeman.com/

 

Facebook: Yuri Foreman

Facebook page for the Jewish boxer, and WBA Junior Middleweight champion, and
rabbinical student.

http://www.facebook.com/YuriFans


JO Sports, Inc.

Web site devoted to sale of boxing memorabilia, including several Jewish fighters.

http://josportsinc.com/main.php?section=home



Other Sports

 

Links coming soon!

 

 

Halls of Fame

 

International Jewish
Sports Hall of Fame
 

The International Jewish
Sports Hall of Fame/Yad Le’ish Hasport Hayehudi was formally

inaugurated on July 7,
1981. Its predecessor, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, was founded in

the United States in May
1979. The original Hall of Fame included only American honorees. The

International Hall of
Fame honors athletes and sportsmen and sportswomen throughout the

world. 

http://www.jewishsports.net/

 

The National Jewish
Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 

The National Jewish
Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to honoring Jewish

individuals that have
distinguished themselves in the field of sports. The objective is to foster

Jewish identity through
athletics. 

http://www.jewishsports.org/jewishsports/index.shtml


National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum 

The
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Cooperstown, NY. 

http://www.baseballhalloffame.org


Pro Football Hall of Fame 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame, in Canton, OH.

http://www.profootballhof.com


National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame 

The National Football Foundation’s College Football Hall of Fame, in South Bend, IN.

http://www.collegefootball.org


Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, in Springfield, MA.

http://www.hoophall.com/


Hockey Hall of Fame 

The Hockey Hall of Fame, in Toronto, Ontario.

http://www.hhof.com


Hockey hall of
fame

U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame 

The U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.

http://www.teamusa.org/resources/u-s-olympic-hall-of-fame

International Tennis Hall of
Fame & Museum 

The
International Tennis Hall of Fame, in Newport, RI.

http://www.tennisfame.com/


International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame

The
International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame, in Arlington, TX (previously located in St. Louis, MO).

http://www.bowlingmuseum.com

U.S.A. Track & Field’s National Track & Field Hall of Fame

U.S.A. Track & Field’s National Track & Field Hall of Fame.

http://www.usatf.org/HallOfFame/TF/

International Swimming Hall of Fame 

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

http://www.ishof.org/


National Soccer Hall of Fame 

The National Soccer Hall of Fame, in Oneonta, NY.

http://www.soccerhall.org

International Boxing Hall of Fame 

The
International Boxing Hall of Fame,
in Canastota, NY.

http://www.ibhof.com/


Trading Cards

Topps

Sports trading card company. Sy Berger, “the father of the modern baseball card,” and an MOT called Topps home for many years.

http://www.topps.com

 

Jewish Major
Leaguers
 

Publishers of the Jewish
Major Leaguers and Israel Baseball League baseball cards. Site includes an all-time roster of Jewish major leaguers. 

http://www.jewishmajorleaguers.org/

 

Dave Webber’s Minor
League Singles
 

Dave sells minor league
baseball singles. He maintains a list of Jewish players. 

MINORSDAW@aol.com

 

Beckett.com

http://www.beckett.com


Jeff Allender’s House of Checklists!

A site containing a checklists of checklists for hundred of non-sports trading card issues, including entertainment and popular culture cards
http://www.nslists.com/jachlist.htm

Card
Collection is Faith
Focused 

An article about collector Steven
Plotnick’s
incredible collection of graded Jewish sports cards, ranging from Abe Attell to Max
Zaslofsky. 

http://www.sportscollectorsdaily.com/latest/card-collection-is-faith-focused.html

 

 

Publications

 

Jewish Sports
Review
 

The Jewish Sports Review
is the Ultimate guide as to who is Jewish in the world of sports. 

http://www.jewishsportsreview.com/

 

Sports Collectors Digest

The leading sports
collectibles publication

http://www.sportscollectorsdigest.com/GeneralMenu/

 

Autograph Magazine

A magazine devoted to
the hobby of autograph collecting, including sports. Shameless plug alert! The JewishSportsCollectibles.com founder and publisher is a contributing editor to Autograph Magazine.

http://www.autographmagazine.com

 

 

Other Blogs

 

Kaplan’s Korner 

Blog: Kaplan’s Korner on
Jews and Sports 

http://njjewishnews.com/kaplanskorner/


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Josh Borenstein’s Blog:
Jews in Baseball
 

Josh Borenstein’s Blog:
Jews in Baseball 

http://jewsinbaseball.blogspot.com/


JewishBaseballNews.com 

Blog offering news and stats for
Jews in Baseball 

http://www.jewishbaseballnews.com


Facebook.com: JewishSportsCollectibles.com

The Facebook page for this blog.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jewish-Sports-Collectibles/268224205015?v=wall

 


Who’s Jewish?

 

NeilKeller.com 

Neil has “one of
the largest collections of Jewish memorabilia on the planet,” and
maintains

NeilKeller.com, which
features lists of Jews in sports, politics, entertainment, etc. 

http://www.neilkeller.com/

 

JewsInSports.org 

Jews In Sports Online
tells the largely underappreciated story of Jewish athletes, from the

famous to the
unknown. 

http://jewsinsports.org/

 

Wikipedia List of Jews in Sports 

Wikipedia List of Jews with “outstanding achievements in sports.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jews_in_sports

 

 

Collecting Tools

 

Sports Collectors Digest
Auction Database

A database of prices
realized from a variety of sports memorabilia auctioneers. Searchable by

sport, category of
collectible and keyword.

http://auctionprices.sportscollectorsdigest.com/cards/Default.aspx

SigningsHotline.com

A
database of in-person and private autograph signing events. The site lists “every autograph event in the U.S. and Canada.” Free and premium databases available. Includes promoter ratings, forums, etc. Searchable by sport,
player, team, location and more.

http://www.signingshotline.com

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BobbleBums.com
 

A complete Web reference
for bobble head collectors; includes a searchable database with

images, production
figures, etc. Free to use, but registration is required. 

http://www.bobblebums.com/bobbleheads/index.php?act=home

Bobblebums

Harvey Meiselman’s
Sports Address Lists
 

“The best, most
accurate address lists being sold.” 

http://www.sportsaddresslists.com/


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StarTiger

An online autograph community; includes tested addresses, exemplars, forums, etc.

http://www.startiger.com


SASESportsSigs.com
 

Online
resource for
autograph collectors; $5 registration fee gets you access to Forums,

including
50-50
requests, address info, trading, etc. 

http://www.sasesportssigs.com

Sasesportssigs
 

MinorLeagueAddressesPlus.com 

Free Web site dedicated
to addresses of retired minor league baseball players; searchable by

name.

http://MinorLeagueAddressesPlus.com

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