Mel Hein's Career Capsule

Full Name: Melvin Jack Hein

Birthdate: August 22, 1909

Birthplace: Redding, California

High School: Burlington, Fairhaven (Wash.)

Died: January 31, 1992

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: September 7, 1963

Presenter: Frank T. Bow, Congressman, Canton

Other Members of Class of 1963: Sammy Baugh, Bert Bell, Joe Carr, Earl "Dutch" Clark, Harold "Red" Grange, George Halas, Wilbur "Pete" Henry, Cal Hubbard, Don Hutson, Earl "Curly" Lambeau, Tim Mara, George Preston Marshall, John "Blood" McNally, Bronko Nagurski, Ernie Nevers, Jim Thorpe

Pro Career: 15 seasons, 170 games

Drafted: Hein played prior to the NFL draft being implemented

Uniform Number:
7



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