The New York Giants
are a National Football League
team originating in New York City
, but currently based in New Jersey
(For the major league baseball team once known as the New York Giants, see San Francisco Giants.)
- Founded: A team called the New York Giants played one season in the National Football League in 1921. The current Giants team started in 1925.
- Formerly known as:
- Home stadium: Meadowlands Stadium[?], Rutherford, New Jersey
- Uniform colors: Dark blue with red trim
- Helmet design: Dark blue, with a white lower-case sans-serif "ny" logo
- League championships won: 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956, 1986, 1990, others
- Super Bowls: XXI (won), XXV (won), XXXV (lost)
The Giants were created in 1925
by original owner Tim Mara[?]
In 1934, the team defeated the Chicago Bears 30-13 at the Polo Grounds[?] in icy nine degree temperatures. At half time, coach Steve Owen[?] provided the team with basketball shoes for better traction on the icy turf, and the game came to be known as the "Sneakers Game".
In 1958, the Giants played the Baltimore Colts for the NFL championship, in what came to be known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played".
In 1990, the Mara family sold a 50% interest in the team to Preston Robert Tisch[?].
Football Hall of Famers:
- Not to be forgotten:
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