- Rube Wright was the brother of “Big” Jim Wright, who died in the ring from a heart attack in Phoenix in early 1960s..
- 1950: Rube Wright was injured in a riot where he was stabbed in the back by a knife or the broken shard of a bottle in Tampa..
- 1996: Rube Wright received a posthumous tribute award at the Gulf Coast Oldtimer Reunion held in Mobile, Alabama..
- ~~~The award was accepted by his daughter.
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