Vic Hershkowitz

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Vic Hershkowitz
Born (1918-10-05)5 October 1918
Brooklyn, New York
Died 23 June 2008(2008-06-23) (aged 89)
Plantation, Florida
Nationality American
Occupation Handball player
Spouse(s) Jennie Tartaglia

Vic Hershkowitz (15 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]


  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.