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Dick Plasman

Dick Plasman
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1914-04-06)April 6, 1914
Place of birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date of death: June 23, 1981(1981-06-23) (aged 67)
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
College: Vanderbilt
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28
Debuted in 1937 for the Chicago Bears
Last played in 1947 for the Chicago Cardinals
Career history

Career highlights and awards

  • NFL Champion (1940, 1941, 1947)
  • 2× NFL All-Star (1940, 1941)
Career NFL statistics as of 1947
Stats at
Stats at

Dick Plasman (April 6, 1914 – June 23, 1981) is a former professional American football player who played running back for eight seasons for the Chicago Bears and Chicago Cardinals. He is notably the last player in the NFL to play a game without a football helmet.[1] He did so in the 1940 NFL Championship game.


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