Baugh, Sammy


Baugh, Sammy

biographical name

(born March 17, 1914, Temple, Texas, U.S.—died Dec. 17, 2008, Rotan, Texas) First outstanding quarterback of U.S. professional gridiron football. He led the NFL in forward passing in 6 of 16 seasons (1937–52) with the Washington Redskins. He also excelled as a punter and as a defensive halfback.

Variants of BAUGH, SAMMY

Baugh, Sammy in full Samuel Adrian Baugh

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