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Est. 1925

New York
Giants

Eli Manning - QB - 57,023 Passing Yards

AP via Bill Kostroun

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The Giants’ legal name is “The New York Football Giants” to distinguish them from the New York Giants baseball team, which played in New York from 1885-1957 before moving to San Francisco.

Team History

  • The Giants were founded and played their first season in 1925. 
  • The Giants are still a family-owned organization. The original founder, Tim Mara, passed the team down to his sons, Jack and Wellington. Currently, John Mara (Wellington’s son) is the primary owner of the team, the third generation of his family to own the Giants. 
  • One of the most-storied franchises in NFL history, the Giants have won eight total NFL championships; four in the pre-Super Bowl era, and four Super Bowl titles. 
  • The Giants played in the 1958 NFL Championship game, losing 23-17 in overtime to the Baltimore Colts. The game was labeled “The Greatest Game Ever Played,” and is remembered for increasing the popularity of the NFL. 
  • The Giants spoiled the New England Patriots’ bid for a perfect season when they defeated them in Super Bowl XLII. They beat the Patriots again four seasons later to win Super Bowl XLVI.   

Team Facts

  • Seasons: 97 (1925-2021) 
  • Winningest Coach: (W-L-T) Steve Owen (153-100-17) 
  • Super Bowl Titles: 4 
  • Record going into 2021 season: (W-L-T) 702-618-33  
  • Playoff Record: 24-25 
  • Most Career Yards Rushing: Tiki Barber, 10,449 (1997-2006) 
  • Most Career Yards Passing: Eli Manning, 57,023 (2004-19) 
  • Most Career Receptions: Amani Toomer, 668 (1996-2008) 
  • Most Career Sacks: Michael Strahan, 141.5 (1993-2007) 
  • Most Career Interceptions: Emlen Tunnell, 74 (1948-58)   
  • Most Career Points: Pete Gogolak, 646 (1966-74) 
  • Current Team Owner: John Mara   

 

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