Vic Hershkowitz (5 October 1918 – 23 June 2008) was a dominant handball player who played from the early 1940s to the early 1960s. He won 23 amateur national titles. He was a New York City fireman. His accomplishments include winning forty national and international handball titles, including nine consecutive Three-Wall Singles Championships.[1] He died 23 June 2008 in Plantation, Florida.[2]

Vic Hershkowitz
Born(1918-10-05)5 October 1918
Died23 June 2008(2008-06-23) (aged 89)
OccupationHandball player
Spouse(s)Eleodora P. Serradilla, Jennie Tartaglia
ChildrenLawrence Hershkowitz, Arthur Hershkowitz, Rachel Hershkowitz

References edit

  1. ^ "VICTOR "VIC" HERSHKOWITZ in the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2008-06-27.
  2. ^ Goldstein, Richard (27 June 2008). "Vic Hershkowitz, Dominant Handball Star, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-06-27.