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Classic Sports Card of The Day

19 Nov

60fleerbaugh

1960 Fleer football card of a gridiron legend, former quarterback Slingin’ Sammy Baugh, who played 16 seasons in the NFL for the Washington Redskins. He was an eight-time All Pro and NFL Player of The Year twice. He excelled not only as the premier passer of his era but also as a punter and defensive back. Baugh was the head coach of the AFL’s New York Titans, who later became the Jets, for their first 2 seasons in the new league, and also coached the Houston Oilers for a year. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 1963.

 

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