Sammy Baugh

In this Dec. 4, 1938 file photo, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000441" title="Sammy Baugh" href="/topic/sports/sammy-baugh-PESPT000441.topic">Sammy Baugh</a>, quarterback for the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000226" title="Washington Redskins" href="/topic/sports/football/washington-redskins-ORSPT000226.topic">Washington Redskins</a>, is shown at the Polo Grounds in New York. Baugh, who set numerous passing records with the Washington Redskins in an era when <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000007" title="National Football League" href="/topic/sports/football/national-football-league-ORSPT000007.topic">NFL</a> teams were running most every down, died Dec. 17, 2008 his son said. Baugh, who was 94 and had numerous health issues, died at Fisher County Hospital in Rotan, Texas.

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In this Dec. 4, 1938 file photo, Sammy Baugh, quarterback for the Washington Redskins, is shown at the Polo Grounds in New York. Baugh, who set numerous passing records with the Washington Redskins in an era when NFL teams were running most every down, died Dec. 17, 2008 his son said. Baugh, who was 94 and had numerous health issues, died at Fisher County Hospital in Rotan, Texas.

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