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Sammy Baugh


Pro Soccer Hall of Popularity quarterback and trainer who played for the Washington Redskins from 1937 until 1952. He documented 21,886 transferring back yards and 187 touchdowns during his profession. He experienced a knee damage after slipping into second bottom, an occurrence that triggered him to reduce his baseball scholarship or grant to Washington Condition College or university. He was an associate of the initial band of inductees in to the Pro Soccer Hall of Popularity. He wedded his senior high school sweetheart, Edmonia; their relationship lasted for over 50 years. He and LaDainian Tomlinson both performed football at Tx Christian University.

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Full Name Sammy Baugh
Date Of Birth March 17, 1914
Died December 17, 2008, Rotan, Texas, United States
Place Of Birth Temple, TX
Height 1.88 m
Weight 83 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Texas Christian University
Nationality American
Spouse Edmonia Smith
Children David Baugh, G. Todd Baugh, Bruce Perrin Baugh, Frances Baugh, Stephen Baugh
Parents James Baugh, Lucy Baugh
Awards SI's All-time College All-Stars
Nominations Heisman Trophy
TV Shows King of the Texas Rangers
Star Sign Pisces

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1Retired rancher in West Texas
2Inducted into the Texas Christian University Lettermen's Association Hall of Fame in 1968.
3Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1954.
4Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 (charter class).
5Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963 (charter class).
6Ranks 95th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (72.21).
7Ranks 35th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (187).
8Ranks 23rd on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (203).
9Ranks 67th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (21,886).
10Ranks 67th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (1,693).
11Ranks 69th on NFL All-Time Passing Attempts List (2,995).
12Completed 1,693 of 2,995 passes for 21,886 yards and 187 touchdowns (72.2 rating).
13First Washington Redskins Quarterback to pass for over 400 yards in a game - 446 vs. Boston Yanks 10/31/48.
14His uniform number 33 is the only one to be retired by the Washington Redskins.
15Chosen as one of the 70 greatest Washington Redskins, 2002.
161936 graduate of Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth.
17Teammate of 1937 TCU Heisman Trophy winner Davey O'Brien
18Coached Football at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX in the 1950s
19Played quarterback/tailback/punter for the National Football League's Washington Redskins, 1937-1952. Was initially a single-wing tailback, then became a T-formation quarterback. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1963 (charter member).



Triple Threat1948Professional Football Player
King of the Texas Rangers1941Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)



The Way It Was1976TV SeriesHimself

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NFL Films Presents2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
Football Fanfare1946Documentary shortHimself - TCU / Washington Redskins Football Player

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King of the Texas Rangers (1941)$4,500

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