Yngve Rudolf Hedelin was born on March 27, 1909 in Göteborg and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1929/30 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Gösta Andersson. At 21 years, 5 months and 11 days, on September 7, 1930, he took part his first competetive game against IFK Malmö in an Allsvenskan game that ended 2–1. He spent two seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 8 first team games. Out of these 8 first team games, 2 were Allsvenskan games.
Yngve Hedelin is with his 2 Allsvenskan games number
442 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Hedelin passed away in 1983, 74 years old.