- Position: End
- School: Navy
- High School: Andover, MA (Phillips Andover Academy)
- Years: 1943-1945
- Inducted: 2001
- Place of Birth: Pottstown, PA
- Date of Birth: Nov 29, 1924
- Jersey Number: 88
- Height: 6-3
- Weight: 212
Member BiographyDick Duden began his career at Navy as a blocking single wing quarterback on offense, and a linebacker on defense.
In 1945, he was moved to end. He had a sensational season being named All-America by Associated Press, United Press, Grantland Rice, Sporting News, Central Press, Football Writers, Football Coaches, All-America Board, New York Sun, New York News, and Football Digest.
International News Service named him second team All-America. The Washington Touchdown Club named him Lineman of the Year.
He was captain of a Navy team that had a 7-1-1 record.
Duden was an all-around athlete, standing 6-3, weighing 212, winning nine letters--three each in football, basketball, and baseball. He received the Naval Academy Athletic Association Sword as the top athlete in his class.
Duden served as a Navy officer 1946-49, played one year with the New York Giants, and returned to Navy as assistant football coach at the Academy.
In 1973, he was named to the all-time Army-Navy football team, chosen by a panel of sports writers.