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1958 New York Giants season

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Record  9–3
Head coach  Jim Lee Howell
Owner  Tim Mara
Division place  1st NFL Eastern
Start date  1958
Home field  Yankee Stadium
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Playoff finish  Won Eastern Conference playoff (Browns) 10–0 Lost NFL Championship (Colts) 23–17
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The 1958 New York Giants season was the 34th season for the club in the National Football League.

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  • The Giants obtained Lindon Crow and Pat Summerall from the Chicago Cardinals in exchange for Dick Nolan, Bobby Joe Conrad, and the Giants' first round pick.
  • The Giants acquired Carl Karilivacz from the Detroit Lions
  • Al Barry was an Offensive Guard obtained from the Green Bay Packers
  • Walt Yowarsky was sent to the San Francisco 49ers
  • Offseason

    In the offseason, Vince Lombardi was offered the Eagles head coaching position but he refused it. He opted to stay as the offensive coordinator of the Giants.

    NFL Championship Game

    The 1958 National Football League Championship Game was played on December 28, 1958, at Yankee Stadium in New York City. The 1958 game was the 26th annual NFL championship game. The Colts beat the Giants 23–17 in overtime, earning their first ever championship. The game has come to be known as The Greatest Game Ever Played.

    Standings

    Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

    References

    1958 New York Giants season Wikipedia


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