Washington 1948 Authentic Football Jersey
Description: Authentic reproduction of the original 1948 Washington Football Jersey worn by Sammy Baugh. Made on our own knitting machines in our Seattle workshop. This jersey is as authentic as they come!
- Knitted in our Seattle workshop
- Made from 16-gauge worsted wool
- Doubled elbows
- Orange wool body with black sleeve stripes
- Hand sewn cream wool felt "33" on front and back
- Item #: WSH48FJ
History: Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Slingin' Sammy Baugh played his entire 16 year career with Washington (1937-1952). Before being drafted by Washington, Sammy was a 2x All-American at Texas Christian University and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. During his illustrious pro career, he led the Skins to an NFL Championship victory in his rookie season and another in 1942. Along the way, Baugh was an 8x NFL Completion Percentage leader, 6x First team All-Pro, 4x NFL Passing yards leader, 3x NFL Passer rating leader, 2x NFL passing touchdowns leader and 2x NFL Player of the Year. He is a member of the NFL 1940's All-Decade team and 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. His #33 is retired. After his playing days, Sammy coached college ball for Hardin-Simmons University before becoming the first Coach of the New York Titans (the New York Jets of today) of the American Football League in 1960.
This item is an officially licensed product of the Football Greats Alliance. A portion of all proceeds benefit the Greater Good Fund, whose purpose is to improve the health and wellness of retired NFL Players. To learn more, visit www.footballgreatsalliance.com
Please note: Within the wool yarns, there may be some slight color variations. This is an inherent trait of the authentic wool we use. This should not be considered a flaw, but like the original garment, merely part of its charm. This product cannot be customized.