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(Washington State)...6'2'', 225...Melvin Jack Hein ... Played 25 years in school, college, pro ... 1930 All-American ... Wrote to three NFL clubs offering his services ... Giants bid high at $150 per game ... 60-minute regular for 15 years ... Injured only once, never missed a game ... All-NFL eight straight years, 1933-1940 ... NFL's Most Valuable Player, 1938 ... Flawless ball-snapper, powerful blocker, superior pass defender ... Born August 22, 1909, in Redding, California ... Died January 31, 1992, at age of 82.
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Posted on 20 Oct
HOF DE Lee Roy Selmon was born OTD in 1954. Played 9 seasons w/ @TBBuccaneers. Selected to 6 Pro Bowls and the @NFL… https://t.co/DhqxhLcjhQ