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6. FRANK GIFFORDRunning back/wide receiver/defensive back, 1952-60, 1962-64One

Running back/wide receiver/defensive back, 1952-60, 1962-64
One of the most versatile players in franchise history, Gifford was equally adept at rushing and receiving, and even threw 63 passes in his career. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1977, Gifford was an eight-time Pro Bowler and a four-time first-team All Pro. His greatest year came in the 1956 championship season, when he rushed for 819 yards and five touchdowns in 12 games and had 603 receiving yards and four TDs. Credit: UPI, 1954

On August 21, Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment and NFL Films will release “The Complete History of the New York Giants” on DVD and digital download, taking a look at one of the richest organizational histories in all of sports.

From the press release:

“This exciting program will allow Big Blue fans to relive almost 90 years of Giants football. ‘The Complete History of the New York Giants,’ which has been updated to include the organization’s last two thrilling Super Bowl victories over the New England Patriots, will be available to own on August 21, 2012. The set will be available in Standard Definition (SD) for $26.97 SRP and for digital download.

“’The Complete History of the New York Giants’ program is filled with unforgettable moments, Hall of Fame players and thrilling championship triumphs that are sure to bring a smile to the face of any Giants fan. Since 1925, the New York Giants have been one of the premiere franchises in the NFL. Their record speaks for itself – 22 division titles and eight world championships including four Super Bowl victories. This one-of-a-kind set contains more than two hours of new footage, starting with the team’s humble beginnings and continues through their thrilling win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI last year.

“When it comes to recognizable names that have played a role in the success of an organization the New York Giants are second to none with iconic players and coaches including Frank Gifford, Sam Huff, Lawrence Taylor, Phil Simms, Bill Parcells, Michael Strahan, Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin. All of these and many more will be highlighted on this must-own set for Giants fans!”

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