Tough Guys: Faces of the NFL, 1938

Pro Football Hall of Fame charter member "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh of the Washington Redskins, 1938.
Carl Mydans
'30s
Carl Mydans—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Portraits of pro football players in 1938, when the biggest sports in the U.S. were baseball, boxing and horse racing and the NFL barely registered on most fans' radar. Read More

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