Dean Steward

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Dean Steward
Personal information
Born:(1923-07-12)July 12, 1923
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Died:July 8, 1979(1979-07-08) (aged 55)[1]
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Parsippany (NJ)
College:Ursinus College
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Longest Punt:47 yards
Yards Per Punt:42
Player stats at PFR

Harold Dean Steward Jr. (1923-1979) was a professional football player in the National Football League. He was a member of the "Steagles", a team that was the result of a temporary merger between the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers due to the league-wide manning shortages in 1943 brought on by World War II. Steward was drafted by the military during the war, however he was not called up by his draft board until after the 1943 season. Steward's name is listed on the WW II Honor Roll, which lists the over 1,000 NFL personnel who served in the military during war. The listing of players has been inscribed on a plaque, located at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.


  1. ^ "Dean Steward". pro-football-reference. Retrieved 22 July 2014.