American Football Database
Dick Bassi
Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1915-01-01)January 1, 1915
Place of birth: San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
Date of death: August 1973 (Age 58)
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
College: Santa Clara
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 4 / Pick: 36
Debuted in 1938 for the Chicago Bears
Last played in 1947 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL All-Star (1940)
Stats at
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Richard Joseph Bassi (January 1, 1915 – August 1973) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also played for the San Francisco 49ers of the All-America Football Conference. Bassi played college football at the University of Santa Clara and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1937 NFL Draft.


"Bears Loss Is Steelers Gain In The Case of 23-Pound Bassi". Pittsburgh Press: p. 8. August 23, 1941. Retrieved May 21, 2011.