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9/28/1947 at Philadelphia Sam Baugh throws for 364 yards with 5 TD passes in the 1st game of the season enroute to his most prolific passing season of 25 TD's (to only 15 INT's) and his highest total yardage career for his League Leading season with 2938 yards-- by the end of the seasonSammy Baugh led the league and set NFL Records in pass attempts (354), completions (210), yards (2938). Baugh also led the league that season withcompletion percentage (59.3), and had the lowest percentage of interceptions (4.2).
Sam Baugh connects for his career 1,000th pass completion to the Rookie Taylor for his 1st TD going 62 yards!
Rookie Hugh Bones Taylor has his 1st Three TD receptons game of his Team Record 5 that spanned his career. He starts his Redskin career with 8 receptions for 212 yards and sets the Team Rookie Record of Most Average Yards per Reception for the season at 19.2 (in this game he started with 26.5 yards per catch!) --- When Hugh Taylor debuted with the Washington Redskins in 1947, he was a mere walk-on, a virtual unknown. He retired eight seasons later as the most prolific receiver in team history at the time and he still holds some records!
35,406 in attendance that day to see these teams set a new NFL record of Combined Score of 87 points, and NFL Record of 12 combined touchdowns. Plus these teams combined for 788 combined yards in this shootout.
Small stub with uneven tear that does have some scrap book tape on two corners clean blank back / no creasing (note picture of #33 Sam Baugh is for reference only and is not included)