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Professional American football team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • The New York Giants represents the New York City metropolitan area.
  • New York Giants are currently members of the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL).
  • New York Giants play its home games at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. It shares the MetLife Stadium with New York Jets.
  • New York Giants joined the National Football League in 1925.
  • New York Giants has its headquarters in the the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • They rank third among all NFL franchises with seven NFL titles - 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956 (pre-Super Bowl era), 1986, 1990 and 2007
  • They have 15 Hall of Fame players.
  • The New York Giants are incorporated originally as New York National League Football Company, Inc in 1929 and changed to New York Football Giants, Inc. in 1937. The Name of New York Football Giants is used to differentiate itself with the baseball team of the same name.
  • New York Giants was founded by Tim Mara with an investment of $500 in 1925.
  • New York Giants has nicknames - Big Blue, G-Men and Jints
  • The rivalry between New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles dates back to 1933 and is often called the best rivalry in NFL in the 21st century.
  • Season tickets for New York Giants is estimated to have a waiting list of 135,000 people, the largest of any franchise
  • NFL MVP award winners from New York Giants - Mel Hein (1938), Frank Gifford (1956), Charlie Conerly (1959), YA Tittle (1963), Lawrence Taylor (1986)
  • Super Bowl MVP award winners from New York Giants - Phil Simms, Ottis Anderson, Eli Manning
  • John Mara is the current President / CEO of New York Giants
  • New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012.
  • They won eight NFL titles: four in the pre-Super Bowl era (1927, 1934, 1938, 1956) and four since the advent of the Super Bowl (Super Bowls XXI (1986), XXV (1990), XLII (2007), and XLVI (2011-12)).
  • Forbes magazine estimates the value of the team at $974 million putting them in the 8th spot out of the 32 teams in the league.
  • Gatorade, Anheuser Busch, Toyota, and Verizon Wireless are some of the major sponsors for the team.
  • In 1990, seven of Giant players were named to the Pro Bowl, including Lawrence Taylor for a record-setting 10th straight year.
  • In 2010, Giants moved to the New Meadowlands Stadium a little away from their Giants Stadium that was their home between 1976-2009.
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