What Giants They Were: N.Y. Giants Greats Talk about Their Teams, Their Coaches and the Times of Their Lives

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From the days of leather helmets to the age of multimillion-dollar contracts, the legendary New York Giants have provided unparalleled entertainment and excitement for their fans, and this compilation captures the team's incredible history with firsthand accounts of one of the most interesting and successful teams in NFL history. The book follows one of the oldest football franchises from its fledgling days through the championship dynasty of the 1950s and 1960s, when the team scored six NFL titles in ...

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Overview

From the days of leather helmets to the age of multimillion-dollar contracts, the legendary New York Giants have provided unparalleled entertainment and excitement for their fans, and this compilation captures the team's incredible history with firsthand accounts of one of the most interesting and successful teams in NFL history. The book follows one of the oldest football franchises from its fledgling days through the championship dynasty of the 1950s and 1960s, when the team scored six NFL titles in only eight years—an accomplishment that would forever establish the Giants as having one of the largest and most devoted followings of fans in professional football. Contributors include Rosey Brown, Frank Gifford, Mel Hein, Tom Landry, Pat Summerall, Y. A. Tittle, and many others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572433687
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 197
  • Sales rank: 858,117
  • Product dimensions: 8.35 (w) x 9.46 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Whittingham is the author of more than 30 books, including the ESPN 10-part series tie-in Rites of Autumn and the definitive histories of the Chicago Bears, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Washington Redskins. He collaborated on projects with Joe DiMaggio, Sir Edmund Hilary, and Life magazine. He lives in the Chicago area. Wellington Mara was the co-owner of the New York Giants and one of the most influential and iconic figures in the history of the NFL.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2004

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    Really enjoyed reading this book. Nicely put together. Reading what the players thought and their stories gives insight into professional sports.

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