Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
August 1, 1925

First Season:
1925

Stadium:
MetLife Stadium

Super Bowl Championships:
XXI, XXV, XLII, XLVI

NFL Championships:
1927, 1934, 1938, 1956

NFC Championships:
1986, 1990, 2000, 2007, 2011

NFL Eastern Conference Championships:
1933, 1934, 1935, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1944, 1946, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963

NFC Eastern Division Championships:
1986, 1989, 1990,1997, 2000

NFC East Division Championships:
2005, 2008, 2011

All-Time Record:
(At start of 2017 Season)
708-597-33

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#1 Ray Flaherty 
#4 Tuffy Leemans 
#7 Mel Hein 
#11 Phil Simms 
#14 Ward Cuff* 
#14 Y.A. Tittle* 
#16 Frank Gifford 
#32 Al Blozis 
#40 Joe Morrison
#42 Charlie Conerly 
#50 Ken Strong 
#56 Lawrence Taylor 

*Wellington Mara said no Giants would again wear No. 14 after Cuff retired. When Tittle was traded to the Giants in 1961, he requested and was given No. 14. The number is now retired in honor of both players.

  

  • First Draft Choice: Art Lewis, T, Ohio University, 1936.
  • First Regular-Season Game: A 14-0 loss to the Providence Steam Roller, 10/11/25.
  • First Regular-Season Win: A 19-0 victory over the Cleveland Bulldogs, 11/1/25.
  • First Regular-Season Points: A 15-yard drop-kicked field goal by Matt Brennan in a 5-3 loss to the Frankford Yellow Jackets, 10/17/25.
  • First Winning Season: 1925 (8-4).
  • First Championship Season: 1927 (11-1-1).
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 39-20 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI, 1/25/87.
  • First All-NFL Selections: G Art Carney and B Jack McBride, 1925
  • First Giants Elected to the Hall of Fame: Founder Tim Mara and C Mel Hein, charter members, 1963.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Harry Newman, 108 yards vs. the Boston Redskins, 10/8/33.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Ron Johnson, 1,027 yards (1970).
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Y. A. Tittle passed for a then-club record 505 yards vs. the Washington Redskins, 10/28/62.
  • Most Yards Rushing, Career: Tiki Barber, 10,449 yards (1997-2006).
  • Most Yards Passing, Career: Eli Manning, 39,755 yards (2004-2014).
  • Most Receptions, Career: Amani Toomer, 668 receptions (1996-2008).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Pete Gogolak, 646 points (1966-1974).
  • First Home Field: New York's Polo Grounds, 1925-1955.



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