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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 »

Died:

(age 94) in Rotan, Texas, USA

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Known For

Triple Threat Sammy Baugh - Professional Football Player
(1948)
King of the Texas Rangers Ranger Tom King Jr.
(1941)
AFL on ABC Himself - New York Titans Head Coach / Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
(1960-1964)
The Way It Was Himself
(1976)

Filmography

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 1948 Triple Threat
Sammy Baugh - Professional Football Player
 1941 King of the Texas Rangers
Ranger Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)
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 1994 75 Seasons: The Story of the NFL (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1976 The Way It Was (TV Series)
Himself
 1960-1964 AFL on ABC (TV Series)
Himself - New York Titans Head Coach / Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers (1964) ... Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
- Houston Oilers vs. Boston Patriots (1964) ... Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
- Houston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills (1964) ... Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
- San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Oilers (1964) ... Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
- Houston Oilers vs. New York Jets (1964) ... Himself - Houston Oilers Head Coach
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 2015 NFL Films Presents (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Cradle of Quarterbacks (2015) ... Himself
 2008 Rome Is Burning (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 18 December 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 1946 Football Fanfare (Documentary short)
Himself - TCU / Washington Redskins Football Player
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads: Lee jeans.

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Slingin' Sammy Baugh

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

His uniform number 33 is the only one to be retired by the Washington Redskins. See more »

Nickname:

Slingin' Sammy Baugh

Star Sign:

Pisces

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