(1914–2008), US football player; full name Samuel Adrian Baugh; known as Slingin' Sammy. He played for the Washington Redskins 1937–52, where his trademark pinpoint passing revolutionized professional football by making the forward pass a routine play from scrimmage. In 1943, he became the only player to lead the National Football League in passing, punting, and interceptions in the same season. Football Hall of Fame (1963).
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Syllabification: Baugh, Sammy
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