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Sammy Baugh (1914–2008)

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. Sammy attended Texas Christian University on a baseball scholarship, but he also played football and basketball at the college (although he is most famous for his football ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Rotan, Texas, USA

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 1948 Triple Threat
Professional Football Player
 1941 King of the Texas Rangers
Ranger Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)
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 1976 The Way It Was (TV Series)
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 2008 Rome Is Burning (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 December 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 1946 Football Fanfare (Documentary short)
Himself - TCU / Washington Redskins Football Player

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Slingin' Sammy Baugh


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Played quarterback/tailback/punter for the National Football League's Washington Redskins, 1937-1952. Was initially a single-wing tailback, then became a T-formation quarterback. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1963 (charter member). See more »


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