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Who owns the New York Giants?
John Mara and Steve TIsch (each owns 50% of the team)
How many Super Bowls have the New York Giants won?
Who is the mascot for the New York Giants?
No Official Mascot
What are the New York Giants team colors?
Red, Grey, White, Navy Blue
Who designed the New York Giants logo?
Unknown; the current logo is a lowercase “ny”
Fun Facts about Giants Stadium
What is the New York Giants stadium called?
New Meadowlands Stadium
How many seats are in New Meadowlands Stadium?
What is the address of New Meadowlands Stadium?
Meadowlands Sports Complex
State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When was New Meadowlands Stadium built?
History of the New York Giants
Where did New York Giants get their name and why are they called it?
The giants received their name when the owner at the time, Tim Mara used the same name as the city’s baseball team for the new football team. This was fairly common during the early days of football. Eventually, the New York Baseball teams became the Yankees and Mets, and the NFL Giants kept their name.
What players from the New York Giants are in the Football Hall Of Fame?
What numbers have been retired by New York Giants?
1 Ray Flaherty
4 Tuffy Leemans
7 Mel Hein
11 Phil Simms
14 YA Tittle
16 Frank Gifford
32 Al Blozis
40 Joe Morrison
42 Charlie Conerly
50 Ken Strong
56 Lawrence Taylor
Top 5 Players of all time for the New York Giants
5. Frank Gifford – Halfback, Wide Reveiver
Frank Gifford is a Hall of fame Halfback and Wide Receiver who spent all of his 12 professional season with the New York GIants. He was an eight-time Pro Bowler and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1877. His number, 16, was retired by the Giants team.
3,609 Rushing Yards
5,434 Receiving Yards
92 Career Touchdowns (34 Rushing, 43 Receiving, 14 Thrown)
4. Michael Strahan – Defensive End
Michael Strahan was a 15 year New York Giant, from 1993 until 2007. During his time with the Giants, he recorded several team and franchise records. He was part of two Super Bowl appearances in 2000 and 2007. He now works for Fox media, covering NFL games.
3. Phil Simms – Quarterback
Phil Simms started his career as a New York Giant in the 1979 NFL draft. During his career with the Giants, he set many team records, which at the time included most attempts, completions, touchdowns, yards and games started. He was a fairly mediocre player during the first five seasons. It was not until 1984 that he was put back in as a starting Quarterback. It was an excellent season for Simms. In 1986, he led the team to a Super Bowl Victory. His time with the New York Giants ended in 1990 when he injured his foot.
164 Games Played
4,647 Passes Attempted
2,576 Passes Completed
2. Harry Carson – Linebacker
Harry Carson was a career-long New York Giant. He was first drafted in 1976 and remained with the team until 1988. He was the team captain for ten years, and led the team in tackles during half of those seasons. He was a nine-time Pro Bowler and a teammate in Super Bowl XXI.
14 Fumble Recoveries
8 (Official) Sacks (Sacks were not officially recorded until halfway through Carson’s Career)
173 Games Played
149 Games Started
1. Lawrence Taylor – Linebacker
Lawrence Taylor was drafted by the New York Giants during the 1981 NFL draft. He remained with the team for his entire professional career from 1981 until 1993. In 1986 he was named defensive player of the year, with 20.5 sacks on the season. He was also named NFL MVP. In 1986 and 1990 he helped the team to secure Super Bowl championships. He was a ten-time Pro Bowler and eight-time First-Team All-Pro member.
184 Games Played
180 Games Started
11 Fumble Recoveries
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