Sammy Baugh

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Birthday
17, 1914
Birthplace
Temple, TX
Death Date
Dec 17, 2008 (94)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1914
Birthplace
Temple, TX
Death Date
Dec 17, 2008 (94)

About

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and coach who played for the Washington Redskins from 1937 until 1952. He recorded 21,886 passing yards and 187 touchdowns during his career.

Before Fame

He suffered a knee injury after sliding into second base, an incident that caused him to lose his baseball scholarship to Washington State University.

Trivia

He was a member of the first group of inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He married his high school sweetheart, Edmonia; their marriage lasted for over 50 years.

Associated With

He and LaDainian Tomlinson both played football at Texas Christian University.