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Baugh, Samuel Adrian

Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 101 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Coach, Football Player

1914 – Samuel Adrian Baugh was born 17th of March in Temple, Texas.

Baugh matriculated to Texas Christian University after high school.

1936 – Finished fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy when he was a consensus All-American.

Signed by the Washington Redskins as a rookie, Baugh led the NFL in passing while leading the Redskins to two NFL championships.

1937-1952 – Baugh is the quarterback for Washington Redskins.

1940-1943 – "Slingin’ Sammy" was the finest punter, leading the NFL for four consecutive seasons.

1945 – Baugh’s best statistical season came when he completed 128 of 182 attempts for 1669 yards.

1947 – Best play is the "Sammy Baugh Day" where he threw for 6 touchdowns against the Chicago Cardinals, that season’s eventual NFL champion.

1952 – Baugh stayed with Washington through the season playing in a then-record 16 seasons.

1955-1959 – Baugh became a coached at Hardin-Simmons University.

Baugh is the last living charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.