American Football Database
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
Career NFL statistics as of 1947
Receiving yards     1,083
Average     19.3
Touchdowns     7
Stats at
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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. He did so in the 1940 NFL Championship game.