Tag Archives: Sammy Baugh

Vintage video: 1946 Redskins vs. Giants in color

A great find on youtube, a film (in color!) of the Oct. 13 1946 game between the Washington Redskins and New York Football Giants from Griffith Stadium in D.C. Sammy Baugh led Washington a 24-14 win over New York (Pro Football Reference boxscore). The half-time show and other festivities get more attention than the first

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Redskins first championship was 75 years ago today

Today was the 75th anniversary of the Washington Redskins first NFL Championship which concluded their first season in D.C. As always, Dan Steinberg looked back at how The Post covered it on DC Sports Bog. Here is the lede: “In a wild, frenzied battle for points on the frozen turf of Wrigley Field, the deft

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Why wasn’t Sammy Baugh above the scroll/fold on Post?

The greatest Redskin of all (if not the greatest D.C. athlete ever), Sammy Baugh, died last night. For some reason, washingtonpost.com did not feature this news above the scroll as of 9:45 a.m. Their local competitors washtimes.com and dcexaminer.com both had Baugh in their carousels. On the print edition, Baugh’s passing is only noted at

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