Sport: Baugh's Backfire

When an important man slips on a banana peel, he looks more ridiculous than a little fellow. That's what happened to Sammy Baugh this week. Pro football's greatest passer faded behind his goal line, cocked his arm for a risky pass. The ball hit a goal post, bounced back into the end-zone for a safety and a two-point deficit. That deficit cost the Washington Redskins the world's pro football championship.

Sammy's backfire was due partly to the paralyzing cold in Cleveland's Municipal Stadium, mostly to an old side injury. Into his shoes jumped standby quarterback, Frank Filchock, to pitch two touchdown passes....

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