Pro Football Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame. Samuel Adrian Baugh (March 17, 1914 – December 17, 2008) was an American professional football player and coach. During his college and professional careers, he most notably played quarterback, but also played as a safety and punter.
Sam Adrian Baugh (Slinging Sammy) Position: QB-TB Throws: Right. 6-2 , 182lb (188cm, 82kg) Born: March 17 in Temple, TX. Hall of Fame. 6x Pro Bowl. 4x All-Pro. 2x NFL Champ. HOF All-1940s Team.
Full Name: Sammy Adrian Baugh. Birthdate: March 17, 1914. Birthplace: Temple, Texas Died: December 17, 2008. High School: Temple (TX), Sweetwater (TX) Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: Sept. 7, 1963. Presenter: Harry Stuhldreher, Member of Notre Dame's Four Horsemen
Sammy Baugh, (born March 17, 1914, Temple, Texas, U.S.—died Dec. 17, 2008, Rotan, Texas), first outstanding quarterback in the history of American professional gridiron football. He played a major role in the emergence of the forward pass as a primary offensive tactic in the 1930s and ’40s.
Sammy Baugh. Actor: Triple Threat. Football-player-turned-actor "Slinging" Sammy Baugh was born in Texas in 1914 to a father who worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, which meant that the family moved around a lot.
Summary. Career. Logs. Splits. Situational. Career Stats for QB Sammy Baugh.
Sammy Baugh. 1914-American football player. The first superstar passer in college football, Sammy Baugh held every National Football League (NFL) passing record and was chosen for the charter classes of both the college (1951) and professional (1963) football halls of fame. Many of his records stood for fifty years and others will never be broken.