New York Giants

New York Giants

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Purchased in 1925 for $500 by bookmaker and businessman Tim Mara, the New York Giants were New York Citya€™s introduction to professional football. The National Football League was a mere five years old---and for the near-century since, the history of football, the city, and the Giants has been inextricably linked. This thorough and thoroughly entertaining illustrated chronicle of the New York Giants football team tells the full story of the seasons, players, coaches, teams, and moments that have made history decade after decade. From the early years as an upstart sport in a big city heading into financial chaos, to the teama€™s triumph in the 1930s (including 1934a€™s famous a€œSneakers Gamea€ against the Chicago Bears); its return to glory in the 1950s behind the talents of Frank Gifford, Sam Huff, and Roosevelt Brown; and its pair of championship seasons in 1986 and 1990---these are the New York Giants, moment by colorful moment, right up to their upset victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. Crammed with player statistics and team records, and brilliantly illustrated with vintage and up-to-the-minute photographs, the book is a fitting celebration of a team whose name is synonymous with football in America.The Giants defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, one of pro footballa#39;s greatest upsets in 2008. ... Eli Manning looks for an open Giantsa#39; receiver against the Seattle Seahawks in a 2008 game at Giants Stadium. ... of the author or Publisher, who also disclaim any liability incurred in connection with the use of this data or specific details. ... For details write to Special Sales Manager at Quayside Publishing, 400 First Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis , MN 55401 USA.

Title:New York Giants
Author:Lew Freedman
Publisher:MVP Books - 2009-08-15


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