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Game Changers: New York Giants
Game Changers: New York Giants

Game Changers: New York Giants

The Greatest Plays in New York Giants History
By John Maxymuk, Foreword by Tiki Barber

Game Changers

SPORTS & RECREATION

160 Pages, 8 x 9

Formats: Cloth, PDF

Cloth, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

ISBN 9781600784101

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Aug 2010)

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Overview

For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in New York Giants history, this account explores the team's greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including David Tyree's miracle catch to help upset the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, backup quarterback Jeff Hostetler leading the team to an improbable Super Bowl XXV victory, the 2005 36-0 thrashing of rival Redskins to honor late owner Wellington Mara, and Kerry Collins' five touchdowns in one day to lead the team to Super Bowl XXXV.

Author Biography

John Maxymuk is an author and a reference librarian at Rutgers University. He has written multiple books on libraries, computers, and professional football, including Eagles Facts and Trivia, Quarterback Abstract, and Uniform Numbers of the NFL. He is the technology columnist for the Bottom Line and has written poetry, reviews, and feature articles for magazines. He lives in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Tiki Barber is a former running back for the New York Giants.

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Press Releases

Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in
New York Giants History
By John Maxymuk/Foreword by Tiki Barber

 

The New York Giants have played more than 1,200 games since 1925, earning seven NFL championships in the process. Most of these passes, tackles, kicks, and touchdowns have gone through history with little fanfare, but a select few are destined to be rememebered for the ages. Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New York Giants History, chronicles these plays that won games, turned around a season, or put the exclamation point on a career.

 

Game Changers by John Maxymuk (foreword by Tiki Barber) was created for serious football fans and those who want to look back on the most memorable games ever while enhancing their Giants IQ. It reveals special stories and experiences over the decades and memorable moments from the players and coaches who made them happen. Author and veteran football writer John Maxymuk shares what's really important and describes the most famous moments in Giants history including:

 

• The miracle catch by David Tyree to help upset New England in Super Bowl XLII
• Backup QB Jeff Hostetler leading the Giants to an improbable Super Bowl XXV victory
• The Giants honoring late owner Wellington Mara with a 36-0 thrashing of the rival Redskins in 2005
• Kerry Collins five-touchdown day leading the Giants past the Vikings and on to Super Bowl XXXV

 

So whether your favorite memory came in 1956 or 1986, whether it happened at Giants Stadium or in the Super Bowl, you know you are part of something special as a Giants fan. If you want to call yourself a true G-Men aficionado, increase your knowledge of the organization, and experience the full extent of Giants football, then Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New York Giants History is a must read.

 

About the Author:
John Maxymuk is the author of more than a dozen books, including his most recent work, Quarterback Abstract. A reference librarian at Rutgers University, he has served as the technology columnist for The Bottom Line for a decade and has written poetry, reviews, and feature articles for various magazines. He lives with his wife and family in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

 

Contact: Josh Williams, Triumph Books, 312.252.1261, j.williams@triumphbooks.com

 

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