American Football Database
American Football Database
Ralph Goldston
Date of birth: (1929-02-25)February 25, 1929
Place of birth: Campbell, Ohio
Date of death: July 9, 2011(2011-07-09) (aged 82)
Place of death: Columbus, Ohio
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): RB/DB
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
College: Youngstown State
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 11 / Pick: 125
Drafted by: Philadelphia Eagles
 As player:
Philadelphia Eagles
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star: 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Honors: 1957, 1963 - Grey Cup - Champion
Playing stats at

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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