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Hiram "Hymie" Goldstein

BORN 1877; Fought out of Buffalo, New York
(Some sources indicate 1873)
DIED October 16 1953
WEIGHT 128-135 lbs

 

 

Goldstein was a good boxer and quite shifty; He fought at a fast pace and had peculiar movements; He had a tendency to fight like a wildcat in a contest, then in the next 2-3 fights, be very defensive, not at all like the attacker he was a few bouts before
 
During his career, Goldstein defeated Jerry Marshall, Luke Stevens and Sammy Callahan

1893
Mar 12 Herb Donahue                 Buffalo, NY                       W 10
Mar 17 Herb Donahue                 Buffalo, NY                       L      

1894
Mar  6 Frank Zimpher                Buffalo, NY                       D  6
Apr  7 Frank Erne                   Buffalo, NY                       L  4
May  9 Frank Zimpher                Buffalo, NY                       D  6
Oct  2 Jim McCarthy                 Buffalo, NY                      TK  3

1895
Aug 13 Frank Smith                  Buffalo, NY                      TK  3

1896
Jan  1 Joe Gray                     Buffalo, NY                      KO  1
Feb 10 Pat Schultz                  Buffalo, NY                       D 17
Apr  6 Pat Schultz                  Buffalo, NY                       W 20
Oct  5 Kid Murphy                   Buffalo, NY                       W 10
Nov 11 Bob Scheider                 Buffalo, NY                       W 10
Dec  9 Joe Flaherty                 Buffalo, NY                       D 16

1897
Feb  1 Sammy Callahan               Buffalo, NY                       W 20
Mar  8 Fred Warner                  Syracuse, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 15 George "Elbows" McFadden     Buffalo, NY                       D 20
Apr 12 Joe Flaherty                 Buffalo, NY                       D 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"
May 23 Sam Eaton                    New York, NY                     TK  8
May 29 Tom Gannon                   New York, NY                     LF  5
Jul  7 Joe Youngs                   Buffalo, NY                       D 25
Aug 24 Billy Moore                  Buffalo, NY                       D 20
Nov 11 Jack Carrig                  Elmira, NY                        D 20
Dec 23 Jack Carrig                  Olean, NY                         D 20

1898
Mar  2 George "Kid" McCarthy        Buffalo, NY                      ND  3
Mar  2 Patsy Haley                  Buffalo, NY                      ND  6
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar  7 Sammy Callahan               Bradford, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; The crowd (money) was too small
Mar  7 Tod Bailey                   Bradford, Pa                      W  8
Mar 17 -Goldstein seconded Patsy Haley vs Oscar Gardner in Buffalo, NY
Apr    Billy Moore                  Rochester, NY                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Moore was injured during training
Apr 12 Danny McMahon                Cleveland, Oh                     D  8
          -Police intervened; McMahon fought dirty
May  9 Harry Lemons                 Buffalo, NY                       D 12
May 30 Fred "Kid" Wolff             Erie, Pa                         ND  8
          -Police intervened; Wolff was a bloody mess
Jun 13 Sammy Callahan               Buffalo, NY                      ND  3
Jun 27 Joe Youngs                   Buffalo, NY                       D 25
Jul  7 -Goldstein seconded Billy O'Donnell vs Solly Smith in Los Angeles, Ca
Aug 24 Jimmy Gorman                                                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep  3 Jim Popp                     Toronto, Ont, Canada              D  5
          -Police intervened; The men fought very rough and would not heed warnings
Oct 31 Billy Moore                  Rochester, NY                     D 20
Dec 15 Tom Broderick                Yonkers, NY                      LF  5

1899
Jan 16 Tom McGlynn                  Buffalo, NY                       W 10
Feb 13 Bud Montgomery               Buffalo, NY                      TK  9
          -Some sources report "W 10"
Feb 21 Luke Stevens                 Hamilton, Ont, Canada            TK 18
Aug  7 Patsy Sweeney                Brooklyn, NY                     LT  9
Aug 14 James "Curley" Supples       Buffalo, NY                       D 10
          -Some sources report "W 12"
Aug 25 Jerry Marshall               Buffalo, NY                       W 20
Nov 30 George "Kid" McCarthy        Buffalo, NY                       W 12
          -Some sources report "Tom McCarthy"
Dec 26 Tommy Hogan                  Buffalo, NY                      TK  3
          -Some sources report "Jack Hogan"

1900
Mar 10 Kid Bush                     Buffalo, NY                       D   
Apr 16 -Goldstein seconded Kid Bush vs Arthur Prieur in Buffalo, NY
Jun 11 George "Elbows" McFadden     Buffalo, NY                      LK  5
Jul  9 James "Curley" Supples       Buffalo, NY                       D 20

1901
Jan 16 Bonnie O'Brien               Erie, Pa                         LK 17
Nov 11 Arthur Prieur                Fort Erie, Ont, Canada            W 10
Dec 18 Mike Ward                    Fort Erie, Ont, Canada            D  6
          -Police intervened
*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1894
       Patsy Haley                  Buffalo, NY                       D  9

1896
Nov 20 George "Elbows" McFadden     Buffalo, NY                       D 20
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Dec  9 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette       Buffalo, NY                       D 10

1897
       Tim Kearns                                                    LK  5

1900
Aug 10 Emil Sanchez                 Detroit, Mi                       D 10

*** Photo and much data provided by William Schutte ***
 

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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