Dick Plasman

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Dick Plasman
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born:(1914-04-06)April 6, 1914
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Died:June 23, 1981(1981-06-23) (aged 67)
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami (FL)
College:Vanderbilt
NFL Draft:1937 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1947
Receiving yards:1,083
Average:19.3
Touchdowns:7
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Herbert Gustave "Dick" Plasman (April 6, 1914 – June 23, 1981) was a 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NEA (October 31, 1974). "Last man to play without helmet has hole in his head". Southeast Missourian. Retrieved April 20, 2013.