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Football: Amos Alonzo Stagg

1950

Football: Amos Alonzo Stagg

Football: Amos Alonzo Stagg - 1950

In this newsreel, we visit Amos Alonzo Stagg, one of the most influential figures in American sports. Celebrating his 95th birthday, Stagg is inundated with fan mail congratulating him on this momentous milestone. Stagg was an actual team member of the very first All-American football team of 1888. Remarkably, he was also a star baseball […]

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World Football Crown

1937

World Football Crown

World Football Crown - 1937

As the Bears would return to the World Football Crown in 1937, the burgeoning Redskins withstood the challenge with a newly signed rookie from Texas Christian University, a quarterback by the name of Sammy Baugh. Slingin’ Sammy Baugh, as he would come to be known, was particularly notable for his forward pass, a somewhat unusual […]

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