Sport: A Move to the Meadowlands

The New York Giants. For decades the very name was one for opponents in two sports to reckon with, a source of joy (and sometimes sorrow) to New York's football and baseball fans. Who can forget the little miracle of Coogan's Bluff, when Bobby Thomson's ninth-inning home run in the old Polo Grounds beat the hated Dodgers in a 1951 play-off and won for the baseball Giants an impossible pennant? Or the frigid December day in 1934 when the football Giants, playing on a frozen field, switched from spikes to sneakers at halftime and...

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