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Ruby Goldstein (I) (1907–1984)

Ruby Goldstein was known as "Jewel of The Ghetto". Born to a poor Jewish family,Goldstein learned to fight in the ghetto's of New York. Less than 5 feet 5 inches tall, never-the-less, he carried dynamite in both fists. As an amateur boxer he remained undefeated and compiled a record of 14-0. Goldstein under the management of Hymie Cantor made his ... See full bio »

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 1953 Randy Turpin vs. Bobo Olson (Short)
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 1959 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 28 June 1959 (1959) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 1951-1957 Gillette Cavalcade of Sports (TV Series)
Himself - Referee
- Episode dated 29 July 1957 (1957) ... Himself - Referee
- Episode dated 27 October 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Referee
 1954 Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles (TV Movie)
Himself - Referee
 1953 Rocky Marciano vs. Roland LaStarza (Documentary short)
 1953 The Joe Louis Story
 1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Boxing Referee
- Episode #1.1 (1948) ... Himself - Boxing Referee
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 2008 Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (Documentary)

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5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on Benny Paret's death] No one is to blame. It's the type of sport it is. Death is a tragedy that occasionally will happen.


He was born on Cherry Street on the Lower East Side in Manhattan (NYC). See more »


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