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Bill Hewitt
Date of birth: October 8, 1909(1909-10-08)
Place of birth: Bay City, Michigan
Date of death: January 14, 1947 (aged 37)
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Michigan
Organizations
 As player:
1932-1936
1937-1939
1943
Chicago Bears
Philadelphia Eagles
Steagles
Career highlights and awards
Honors:
Playing stats at NFL.com
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1971

William Ernest Hewitt (October 8, 1909 – January 14, 1947) was a former professional American football player in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Chicago Bears (1932-1936), three for the Philadelphia Eagles (1937-1939), and one for the Phil-Pitt Steagles (1943). He is probably most remembered for his refusal to wear a helmet. He attended the University of Michigan. Hewitt died in a car crash in 1947.

Hewitt was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.

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