The Giants have had some excellent linebackers in their long history, including some of the all-time best in the NFL. Here is a ranking of their 10 greatest linebackers, plus a few honorable mentions.
The Giants are one of the oldest and most successful teams in the NFL. They have four Super Bowl rings and four pre-Super Bowl era championships. Read about the team's history, coaches, memorable games, top players, and more.
Here is a complete history of the New York Giants who have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Learn about the greatest Giants players, coaches, executives, and owners in Giants history—the best of Big Blue from the 1920s to the present.
The Giants have had some excellent wide receivers in their long NFL history. Here is a ranking of the team's 10 best wide receivers, along with some other talented Giants players who deserve honorable mention at this position.
The Giants have had their share of excellent running backs in their long NFL history. Here is a ranking of their 10 best running backs, plus a few honorable mentions.
The New York Giants have won over 700 NFL games in their long history. They have eight NFL championships to their credit. Here's a ranking of the top 10 wins in Giants history.
The Giants have had some excellent quarterbacks throughout their long history in the NFL. Here is a ranking of the five best Giants quarterbacks, along with a listing of some other talented quarterbacks who deserve honorable mention.
The rivalry between the Giants and the Eagles is one of the longest and most intense in the NFL. Beginning in 1933 when the Eagles joined the NFL, the rivalry has only gotten better with age.
Who are the greatest football players in New York Giants history? Out of all the great Giants players, the 10 players on this list had the greatest impact on the team.
Charles Dickens' classic holiday story, "A Christmas Carol," has been a staple of the Christmas season since it was published in 1843. Be sure to watch Ebenezer Scrooge learn the true meaning of Christmas in one of these great movie versions.
For witty dialog and stylish fun, the six "Thin Man" movies from the 1930s and '40s starring William Powell and Myrna Loy are hard to beat.
Eight actors have been nominated for Academy Awards for portraying Roman Catholic priests. Three won the Oscar: Spencer Tracy for "San Francisco" and Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald for "Going My Way." Each of the actors is profiled here, with summaries of their roles and clips from the movies.
The 20th Academy Awards in 1948 featured Best Actor Oscar nominations for Ronald Colman, John Garfield, Gregory Peck, William Powell, and Michael Redgrave. This article profiles these actors along with summaries of the 1947 movies for which they were nominated.
The 16th Academy Awards in 1944 featured Best Actor Oscar nominations for Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper, Paul Lukas, Walter Pidgeon, and Mickey Rooney. This article profiles these actors along with summaries of the 1943 movies for which they were nominated.
In 1974, the United States Postal Service issued a beautiful set of commemorative stamps in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Universal Postal Union. Each of the eight stamps in the set features a famous work of art by an internationally renowned artist that reflects the...
The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is a prestigious award that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents to "creative producers" who have demonstrated "a consistently high quality of motion picture production” over the course of their careers. This article profiles the winners.
From 1936 to 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten postage stamps featuring military heroes. The five-cent Navy stamp pays tribute to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Starting with the official USNA seal on the stamp, you can learn some of the history of the Naval Academy.
In 1936 and 1937, the United States Post Office issued a series of ten Army and Navy commemorative stamps. The four-cent Navy stamp honors Admirals William T. Sampson, George Dewey, and Winfield Scott Schley. This stamp showcases the best of the turn-of-the-century Navy.
In 1936 and 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten Army and Navy commemorative stamps honoring war heroes. The three-cent Navy stamp honors Admirals David Farragut and David Porter, heroes of the Civil War. The stamp provides a nice introduction to the naval history of the Civil War.
Collecting stamps is a great way to learn history. In 1936 and 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative stamps to honor war heroes. The two-cent Navy stamp honors Stephen Decatur and Thomas Macdonough, naval heroes in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812.
In 1936 and 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative postage stamps honoring military heroes. The one-cent Navy stamp honors Revolutionary War naval heroes John Paul Jones, captain of the Bonhomme Richard, and John Barry, captain of the Lexington.
Learn history by collecting stamps. From 1936 to 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative postage stamps featuring military heroes from the Revolutionary War through the Spanish-American War. The five-cent Army stamp pays tribute to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Learn history by collecting stamps. From 1936 to 1937, the United States Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative postage stamps featuring Army and Navy heroes from American wars in the 18th and 19th centuries. The four-cent Army stamp honors Civil War Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas...
From 1936 to 1937, the United States Post Office issued a series of commemorative postage stamps that featured Army and Navy heroes from American wars prior to 1900. The three-cent Army stamp honors Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Philip Sheridan of the Union Army.
Learn history through collecting stamps. In 1936 and 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative postage stamps honoring Army and Navy heroes from American wars. The two-cent Army stamp honors Generals Andrew Jackson and Winfield Scott, and also includes a view of Jackson's home...
In 1936 and 1937, the U.S. Post Office issued a series of ten commemorative postage stamps honoring military heroes. The one-cent Army stamp honors Revolutionary War Generals George Washington and Nathanael Greene, and it also includes a vignette of Mount Vernon.
Sam Patch, a mill worker from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, captivated the American public in the 1820s with his spectacular, death-defying leaps off waterfalls and other high, dangerous places. Patch became known as the "Jersey Jumper" and the "Yankee Leaper," as he conquered the Great Falls in...
The Great Falls of the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, with the surrounding historic mill area in the City of Paterson, has been designated as America’s 45th National Historical Park, the 397th unit of the National Park System. A spectacular natural wonder, the Great Falls also played a key...
The modern era of Major League Baseball began with 8 teams in the National League in 1900 and 8 in the American League in 1901. This article will cover the history of expansions and franchise moves in MLB.
In 1962, their first season, the New York Mets managed to lose more baseball games than any other team in the 20th century. But fans flocked to the "amazin'" team, even though nobody could play the game.
Only 11 pitchers have won the AL pitching Triple Crown, leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. Among the winners are some of the greatest pitchers in MLB history, including eight Hall of Famers.
Only 16 pitchers have ever won the NL pitching Triple Crown, leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. The winners include some of the best pitchers in MLB history, including 10 Hall of Famers.
Edwin Booth, the great Shakespearean actor, achieved his fame through tragedy. Ironically, the tragic assassination of President Lincoln by his younger brother nearly undermined his success.
In the long history of the Academy Awards, it has been very rare for a movie to sweep the so-called "Big Five" Oscars. "It Happened One Night" (1934), "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975), and "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991) are the only films to win all five awards.
Only 14 players have ever won baseball's batting Triple Crown, leading the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. All 11 20th century winners are in the Hall of Fame. In 2012, Miguel Cabrera joined the exclusive Triple Crown club.
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