Ralph Goldston

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Ralph Goldston
Born: (1929-02-25)February 25, 1929
Campbell, Ohio
Died: July 9, 2011(2011-07-09) (aged 82)
Columbus, Ohio
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) RB/DB
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College Youngstown State
NFL draft 1952 / Round: 11 / Pick: 125
Drafted by Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
As player
1952–1955 Philadelphia Eagles
19561964 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1965 Montreal Alouettes
CFL East All-Star 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Honors 1957, 1963 - Grey Cup - Champion

Ralph Peter Goldston (February 25, 1929 – July 9, 2011) was a running back and defensive back in the Canadian Football League who played nine seasons for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He helped the Tiger-Cats to two Grey Cup wins in 1957 and 1963. He was a 4 time all-star with the Ti-Cats, intercepting 32 passes and returning them for 416 yards. Goldston finished his career with the Montreal Alouettes in 1965. He was selected in the 1952 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles and he played four seasons for the Eagles. After retiring as an active player, Goldston spent 30 years as a college coach (Harvard and Colorado) and finally a scout for the Seattle Seahawks.

Goldston died on July 9, 2011 in Columbus, OH.

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