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The Resource Slingin' Sam : the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game, by Joe Holley ; foreword by Peyton Manning

Slingin' Sam : the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game, by Joe Holley ; foreword by Peyton Manning

Label
Slingin' Sam : the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game
Title
Slingin' Sam
Title remainder
the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game
Statement of responsibility
by Joe Holley ; foreword by Peyton Manning
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dan Jenkins calls Baugh "the greatest quarterback who ever lived, college or pro." Even though he played for the Washington Redskins mostly in the pre-TV era (1937-1952), he is still remembered and revered by fans, who consistently name him as the former player they would most like to see back in the game. Baugh was one of the first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A living link between the leather-helmet era and the modern, Baugh spread the field, opened up the game, and made the forward pass a strategic weapon, not a desperation heave. He made quarterback the glamour position, which means that Peyton Manning, Tony Romo, Tom Brady, and all the other football field generals since Baugh are in his debt"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.332092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV939.B39
LC item number
H65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Slingin' Sam : the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game, by Joe Holley ; foreword by Peyton Manning
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-310) and index
Contents
Sam Baugh : The Beginning -- Dutch Meyer : Short, Safe, Sure -- 1934 : The Baugh Era at TCU Begins -- 1935 : That Championship Season -- George Preston Marshall: Football Impresario -- Marshall's Redskins : Boston Born but D.C. Bound -- 1936 : Baugh's Senior Year at TCU -- 1937 : Slingin' Sam Chooses a Career -- The 1937 Season : Baugh and the Redskins Debut in Washington -- The 1937 NFL Championship : Slaying the Monsters of the Midway -- Cardinal Sam? : Baugh Tries the Major Leagues -- The 1938 and 1939 Redskins : Giant Victims -- The 1940 NFL Championship : The Monsters' Revenge -- Go West, Young Sam : Hollywood Calling -- The Newest Thing under Heaven : The Double Mountain Ranch -- 1941 : A Lackluster Season and a Day of Infamy -- The 1942 Season : Avenging 73-0 -- 1943 : A Baugh Trifecta and Another Championship Lost -- 1944 and 1945 : Yet Another Missed Championship and the End of an Era -- The 1946 and 1947 Seasons : The Dismal Years Begin -- 1948-1952 : Last Years with the Redskins -- A Rancher Coaching Cowboys : Baugh at Hardin-Simmons University -- Back to the Pros : Coaching the Titans and the Oilers -- Ranching, Rodeoing, and Golfing : Sam in Retirement
Control code
783173231
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 322 p., [26] of plates
Isbn
9780292719859
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012013003
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other control number
40021479912
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)783173231
Label
Slingin' Sam : the life and times of the greatest quarterback ever to play the game, by Joe Holley ; foreword by Peyton Manning
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-310) and index
Contents
Sam Baugh : The Beginning -- Dutch Meyer : Short, Safe, Sure -- 1934 : The Baugh Era at TCU Begins -- 1935 : That Championship Season -- George Preston Marshall: Football Impresario -- Marshall's Redskins : Boston Born but D.C. Bound -- 1936 : Baugh's Senior Year at TCU -- 1937 : Slingin' Sam Chooses a Career -- The 1937 Season : Baugh and the Redskins Debut in Washington -- The 1937 NFL Championship : Slaying the Monsters of the Midway -- Cardinal Sam? : Baugh Tries the Major Leagues -- The 1938 and 1939 Redskins : Giant Victims -- The 1940 NFL Championship : The Monsters' Revenge -- Go West, Young Sam : Hollywood Calling -- The Newest Thing under Heaven : The Double Mountain Ranch -- 1941 : A Lackluster Season and a Day of Infamy -- The 1942 Season : Avenging 73-0 -- 1943 : A Baugh Trifecta and Another Championship Lost -- 1944 and 1945 : Yet Another Missed Championship and the End of an Era -- The 1946 and 1947 Seasons : The Dismal Years Begin -- 1948-1952 : Last Years with the Redskins -- A Rancher Coaching Cowboys : Baugh at Hardin-Simmons University -- Back to the Pros : Coaching the Titans and the Oilers -- Ranching, Rodeoing, and Golfing : Sam in Retirement
Control code
783173231
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 322 p., [26] of plates
Isbn
9780292719859
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012013003
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other control number
40021479912
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)783173231

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