Illustrated History of the New York Giants: A Visual Celebration of Football's Beloved Franchise (Hardcover)

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One of the oldest and most storied franchises in the National Football League—born in 1925 in New York City—the Giants have one of the most colorful, entertaining, and successful histories in the world of sports. This fascinating portrait on the team captures, in captivating words and dynamic vintage and modern photography, the entire history of this New York and football institution.

About the Author


Richard Whittingham was the author of more than 30 books, including For the Glory of Their Game, The White Sox: A Pictorial History, Skokie, and History of the Dodgers. He collaborated on projects with Joe DiMaggio, Sir Edmund Hilary, and Life magazine. Wellington Mara was a co-owner of the New York Giants, and a son of the team's founder. He had served various positions with the team, working his way up, and is especially notable for introducing the concept of revenue sharing in the National Football League—making him a primary force in the sport's growth. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781572436411
ISBN-10: 1572436417
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2005
Pages: 328
Language: English