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100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
by Dave Buscema
The team that ranks third in the National Football League with eight NFL titles and 15 players in the NFL Hall of Fame is featured in this one-of-a-kind handbook for fans. Essential information on the New York Giants is compiled in a direct and accessible format, including pep talks, statistics, critical moments, and important facts about past and present players, coaches, ...more
ebook, 368 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Triumph Books (IL)
(first published August 1st 2011)
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The New York Giants are a professional football team which was founded by Wellington Mara in 1925. From the years 1925 to 2014 the New York Giants have established a winning tradition, earning four league championships and four super bowl titles. This book is sure to educate anyone, even the most die hard fans. From the Greatest Game Ever in 1956 to The Move to the Meadow Lands in 1978. This book has all of the most important facts, traditions, and achievements of the New York Giants Football Or ...more
Buscema is one of those writers who knows how to pull back the rug on sports and show you the real people and real-life issues involved. You always know with one of his books that you're going to get so much more than you should expect. It makes him more like a social documentarian than a typical sports writer. Highly recommended.
Jan 08, 2016 Carianne Carleo-Evangelist rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This is the revised and updated edition that followed SB46 in 2012 and the book is heavy on memories from the Coughlin/Manning era. I felt I needed to read this on the heels of Coughlin's departure this week. There isn't a lot of new material here, it's predominantly old interviews weaved together but it's a nice walk down memory lane. He spoke a lot to the SB42 team and at times he even made me miss Shockey & Barber. Could have done without the Matt Dodge reminder. Somewhat sad too with the ...more
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“When Wellington Mara died in 2005, he took a piece of the organization’s soul with him—one that fans, players, and staff still miss.”
“He cares about you. For me, I got traded here in ’07. I missed mini-camp because my wife was pregnant. The first batch of flowers I got was from Tom Coughlin. A man I barely knew.”More quotes…