Brian Dawkins: 18 For 20

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Brian Dawkins is honored at halftime of the Eagles game against the Giants. (Yong Kim /Staff Photographer)

Uniform number 20 was retired Sunday night by the Eagles to honor former All-World safety Brian Dawkins. He will be the last Eagles to don that number, but he wasn't the first.

A total of 18 players are credited by the Eagles with wearing No. 20 (see list below).

Four of the players listed (*) wore a second number during their career with the Eagles. That includes running back Vaughn Hebron, who wore No. 45 for two years and switched to No. 20 for the 1995 season, but got hurt in training camp and never officially wore the number in a game.

 Player  Pos.    GP    Season(s)
 Alex Marcus  E      0  1933
 John Lipski  C    18  1933-34
 Clyde Williams  T      3  1935
 Howard Bailey  T      1  1935
 Pete Stevens  C      4  1936
 *Jim MacMurdo  T    27  1934-37
 *Henry Reese  C/LB      48  1935-39
 Elmer Hackney  B      8  1940-41
 Don Stevens  B    15  1952, 54
 *Bibbles Bawel  B    36  1952, 55-56  
 Jim Harris  B    12  1957
 Frank Budd  E    13  1962
 Leroy Keyes  DB    45  1969-72
 John Outlaw  DB    76  1973-78
 Leroy Harris  FB    37  1979-82
 Andre Waters  SS  137  1984-93
 *Vaughn Hebron    RB    32  1993-95
 Brian Dawkins  FS  183  1996-08

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