Impactful Jewish Sports Moments of 2021

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Luke Hughes Drafted 4th by the New Jersey Devils, Gabe Kapler Wins Manager of the Year, Harris Barton Named to College Football Hall of Fame, Sue Bird named 2021 Female Athlete of the Year by USA Basketball, Gabe Carimi Named to UW Hall of Fame, Joctober, Ryan Turell Selected as a DIII 1st Team All-American, and David Cohen Finishes 7th in the Kentucky Derby.

10) Sue Bird Wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal

9) Jacob Steinmetz, Orthodox Jew, drafted #77 by the Diamondbacks

8) Omri Casspi, Julian Edelman, and Ryan Braun All Retire

7) Team Israel Baseball Wins Silver in European Championships

6) Linoy Ashram & Artem Dolgopyat Both Win Olympic Gold for Israel in Gymnastics

5) Jon Scheyer Named Next Duke Men’s Head Basketball Coach

4) Adam Fox Wins Norris Trophy

3) Max Fried Closes Out World Series with a Win in Game 6

2) Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Historic 50- Game Win Streak

1)Team Israel Baseball’s Olympic Run

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