World Football Crown – 1937

World Football Crown - 1937

As the would return to the World Crown in 1937, the burgeoning withstood the challenge with a newly signed rookie from , a quarterback by the name of .

Slingin’ Sammy Baugh, as he would come to be known, was particularly notable for his forward pass, a somewhat unusual play in the ’s.

Baugh was also unique in the variety of positions he played, including punter, cornerback and quarterback.

With Baugh their secret weapon, the Redskins would defeat the Bears 28-21, banishing Chicago from respectable competitiveness until the ’s.

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