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Encyclopedia > Terry Baker
Terry Baker as featured on the cover of
Sports Illustrated
Date of birth May 5, 1941
Place of birth Pine River, MN
Date of death
Position(s) QB
College Oregon State
Draft 1963 / Round 1/ Pick 1
Pro Bowls {{{ProBowls}}}
Awards 1962 Heisman Trophy,
1962 Maxwell Award
Honors 1962 First Team All-American,
1962 SI Sportsman of the Year
Retired #s 11 (Oregon State)
Records
Statistics Pro Football Reference
Statistics NFL.com
Statistics DatabaseFootball
Statistics ESPN
Statistics Sports Illustrated
Team(s)
1963-1965 Los Angeles Rams
Pro Football Hall of Fame, [[]]

Terry Wayne Baker (born May 5, 1941 in Pine River, MN) is a former quarterback for the Oregon State University football team. He played for them through the 1960-1962 seasons. He is most notable for winning the 1962 Heisman Trophy. Image File history File links 1016_large. ... July 1999 cover showing soccer star Brandi Chastain Sports Illustrated is a popular weekly American sports magazine owned by media giant Time Warner. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Pine River is a city located in Cass County, Minnesota. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Joe Montana, an American quaterback. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Oregon State University Oregon State University (OSU) is a public research and degree-granting four-year university located in Corvallis, Oregon. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... Tackle during 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii A top cheerleader from each team takes part in the 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... An award is something given to a person or group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ... The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... Honours may refer to: Honours, used to recognise merit in terms of achievement and service in the British honours system Honours degree, in association with Bachelors degree See also Honour or honor, comprises the reputation, self-perception or moral identity of an individual or of a group This is... Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement. ... Retirement is the status of a worker who has stopped working. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The St. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Pine River is a city located in Cass County, Minnesota. ... Joe Montana, an American quaterback. ... Oregon State University Oregon State University (OSU) is a public research and degree-granting four-year university located in Corvallis, Oregon. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ...


In addition to winning the Heisman in 1962, he also won the Maxwell Award, was a first team All-American, led OSU to a victory in the 1962 Liberty Bowl, was named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, was a Helms Foundation Award recipient, and was AP, UPI, and The Sporting News Player of the Year. He also played in the 1962 College All-Star Game. The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... The Liberty Bowl is an annual college football game played in December of each year since 1959. ... Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement. ... The College All-Star Game was a preseason American football game played annually (except in 1974) from 1934 to 1976 between the National Football League champions and a team of star college seniors from the previous year. ...


He also played as a point guard on the Oregon State basketball team, helping them reach the Final Four in the 1963 season. Magic Johnson, one of the best point guards of all-time, runs the Lakers offense. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Final Four is a sports term that is commonly applied to the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament. ...


He was the first person to win the Heisman Trophy from the West Coast and for Oregon State. His #11 football jersey has been retired by the university. In 1980, he was inducted into the State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, and in 1988 was inducted into the Oregon State University Sports Hall of Fame. To date, he is the only person to have both won a Heisman Trophy and played in the Final Four.


After graduation, he entered the 1963 NFL Draft and was the first overall pick, by the Los Angeles Rams. The St. ...


He played with the Rams for 3 seasons, and later played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL. He is considered the first of many Hiesman trophy busts in the NFL, mainly due to his style of play not fitting into the Rams' offensive scheme. The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...


He is currently a retired lawyer living in Portland, Oregon. A lawyer is a person who advises clients in legal matters and represents them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 9th 255,026 km² 420 km 580 km 2. ...

Preceded by:
Ernie Davis
Heisman Trophy Winner
1962
Succeeded by:
Roger Staubach

  Results from FactBites:
 
Heisman.com - Heisman Trophy (238 words)
Terry Baker, Oregon State's quarterback, established an amazing record in total offense, running and passing for 4,980 yards.
Terry received the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award in 1988 and was elected to the GTE Academic All-American Hall of Fame in 1991.
Terry Baker, the left-hander from Oregon State, was Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1961 and won on both coasts, capturing the West and the East.
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