A life-sized bronze statue of Chuck Bednarik is being planned for Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The statue would be the centerpiece of a museum-quality display honoring both Penn Quaker football and the Philadelphia Eagles during the years they played their home games at Franklin Field

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Preview of soon to be bronzed Concrete Charlie. 7'' statue to be dedicated at Franklin Field this football season. Details to follow.

Chuck Bednarik Fund

In 2010, a group of Philadelphia businessmen approached the University of Pennsylvania with the aim of installing a statue of Pennís greatest all-time player and their hero, Chuck Bednarik, at Franklin Field.

The commission to create this timeless work of art will cost the University of Pennsylvania $100,000 from conception and design to construction and installation. As of February 2011, $50,000 has been raised toward this goal.

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    How to Contribute

    Checks and pledges should be made payable to the TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA and sent to the Director of Development Services Don Snyder;  C'06 at
    Weightman Hall, 235 S. 33rd Street,
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    You may contact Don at snyderdg@upenn.edu or 215.746.0020

    Pledges of any size are welcomed and appreciated

    Anyone wishing to make an electronic bank transfer or credit card payment may contact Don Snyder directly to make arrangements

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    Statue by Hanlon Sculpture Studio

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