During his nine-year career in Philadelphia, Al
Wistert earned NFL All-Pro honors an amazing eight
times as a dominant force on the Eagles’ offensive
line. Wistert was a member of the Eagles’ back-toback
NFL Championship teams in 1948-49 and played
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in the first-ever Pro Bowl in 1951. He played in 95
games with the Eagles as a two-way player. His jersey
number 70 was retired by the team in 1952. Wistert
was a fifth-round draft pick from Michigan in 1943.
He was born in Chic ago.
HALL OF FAME
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 2009