was Samuel Adrian “Sammy” Baugh born on March 17, 1914?
- Abilene, Texas
- Austin, Texas
- Temple, Texas
- Waco, Texas
2) Baugh was told he
could play three sports (football, baseball, and basketball).
college did Baugh attend?
- Texas Christian University.
- Texas Wesleyan University
- University of Notre Dame
- University of Pittsburgh
3) Baugh was drafted
in the first round (sixth overall) of the 1937 NFL Draft by
the Washington Redskins, the same year the team moved from
Boston. He signed a one-year contract with the Redskins and
received $8,000, making him the highest paid player on the
What is $8,000 in 2011 dollars?
4) He is credited for making the
forward pass an integral part of the offensive play in the
5) What position did Baugh
during his rookie season in 1937?
- defensive back
- tight end
6) How many times
did Baugh make the First-team All-Pro selection?
7) Before his number
was retired by the Washington Redskins, what number did he
8) What was
9) Baugh also took up
acting. In 1941, he made $6,400 for starring in a 12-week
serial as a dark-haired Texas Ranger named Tom King. The
serial, called King of the Texas Rangers, was released by
Republic Studios. The episodes ran in theaters as Saturday
matinees; it also starred Duncan Renaldo, later famous as TV's
10) Baugh was the first coach of an
American Football League in 1960 and 1961.
What was the team?
- New York Titans
- Houston Oilers
- Dallas Texans
- Atlanta Braves
11) On December 17,
2008 at age 94, Baugh had died after numerous health issues,
including Alzheimer's Disease, at Fisher County Hospital in
12) Where was Sammy Baugh buried?
- Afton Cemetery, Hamlin, Texas
- Dowell Cemetery, Rotan, Texas
- Baugh Family Cemetery, Fisher County,
Cemetery, Rotan, Texas