1944, 1946-1947

Sam Goldman was born on November 9, 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio and played college ball at Howard College in Birmingham, graduating in 1941. He was an All-Dixie end in football, a center in basketball and outfielder in baseball.

After college he played semi-pro ball for the Long Island Indians in 1941. He then served in the Army during World War II for three years, where he starred for Camp Grant in 1943. In 1944, he played end for the Boston Yanks while on furlough, without engaging in their practices. 

After the war, he again played for the Yanks in 1946 and 1947. His best year with the Yanks was in 1946, when he caught 15 passes for 154 yards.

He also played in 1948 for the Chicago Cardinals 1948 and for the Detroit Lions in 1949, and had 18 career receptions, good for 184 receiving yards.

Sam Goldman died on November 8, 1978 in Pensaola, FL at age 61.