Currently alive, at 105 years of age.
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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.