Ruby Obert is a national champion in handball and a 1993 NYAC Hall of Fame inductee. 

Ruby Obert contributed to his family's prodigious handball legacy by winning numerous doubles titles with his brother, Carl. Together, they won national championships in all three versions of the game: one, three and four walls.

For his outstanding achievements, Ruby Obert was inducted into the US Handball Hall of Fame in 1987 and the NYAC Hall of Fame in 1993.