Vic Hershkowitz

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) Eleodora P. Serradilla, Jennie Tartaglia
Children Lawrence Hershkowitz, Arthur Hershkowitz, Rachel Hershkowitz

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]


  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.

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