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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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Known For

King of the Texas Rangers
Triple Threat
Triple Threat Professional Football Player
The Way It Was
The Way It Was Himself


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 1941 King of the Texas Rangers
Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)
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 1976 The Way It Was (TV Series)
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 2015 NFL Films Presents (TV Series documentary)
- Cradle of Quarterbacks (2015) ... Himself
 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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Print ads: Lee jeans.

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

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Slingin' Sammy Baugh


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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First Washington Redskins quarterback to pass for over 400 yards in a game--446 vs. Boston Yanks on 10/31/48. See more »


Slingin' Sammy Baugh

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