Vol 8, No 250
September 7, 1963
Sam Baugh inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame
Samuel A Baugh
CANTON, OHIO (1963)
Sam Baugh, from Sweetwater, changed football in the 1930s and 40s. At Texas Christian in Fort Worth, his passing led TCU to a National Championship. Then, in his 15 years with the Washington Redskins he changed the NFL, leading the Redskins to numerous NFL Championships.
On this date in 1963, Sam Baugh and 16 others became the first class of inductees in the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.