Profession: American Football Player and Coach
Why Famous: His terrific accuracy and passing ability was a catalyst that changed the game, making the forward pass more popular.
- 1938-04-10 NFL quarterback Sammy Baugh (24) weds his college sweetheart Edmonia Smith in Sweetwater, Texas
- 1943-10-31 Washington Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)
- 1947-11-23 Washington Redskins quarterback Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs. Chicago Cardinals (45-21)
- 1959-12-18 Sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL)