Samuel Adrian Baugh was born in 1914. Sammy Baugh played quarterback protect the Texas Christian University from 1934 to 1936. In 1937, Baugh began his professional football career when the Washington Redskins drafted him. Baugh became known as Slingin' Sammy. While playing professional football, Sammy Baugh set many National Football records. He was later elected to both the college and professional football's Hall of Fame.