Ruby Goldstein (Reuven Goldstein)

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Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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 professional boxing debut on New Year's Day, 1925, in New York City, knocking out Al Vano in two rounds. In the next year and a have, Goldstein became a rated lightweight contender with an undefeated record of 23-0. Read more...


Character: Himself

The Joe Louis Story 1953