Hall of Famers
Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik, the NFL’s last 60-minute performer, has passed away at the age of 89.
View photos from Chuck Bednarik's career.
Listen to Chuck Bednarik deliver his enshrinement speech from the front steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 5, 1967. Included in the audio is remarks from his presenter and former coach Earle"Greasy" Neale.
Bednarik had a game-saving tackle in the Eagles' NFL championship victory over Green Bay.
Chuck Bednarik is one of only 13 players in the history of the National Football League draft to have gone from being the first overall pick of a draft to earning election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Bednarik's Eagles jersey and his Air Medal & Oak Leaf Clusters that he received while an Army Air Corps waist gunner were part of the Hall's traveling exhibit "Pro Football and the American Spirit: The NFL and the U.S. Armed Forces."
The Pro Football Hall of Fame honored former Philadelphia Eagles legend and Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik as a “Hometown Hall of FamerTM” at his former high school in Bethlehem, Penn.