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Encyclopedia > New York Giants (Brickley's)

"Brickley's Giants" (formally named the New York Giants) were a professional football team with the APFA (now NFL) whose only season played was in 1921. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


They were sponsored by the New York Giants professional baseball team, and coached by premier drop-kicker Charley Brickley. Originally formed with an eye toward competing in 1919, the schedule that year was scratched because of conflict with New York's blue laws. San Francisco Giants AAA Fresno Grizzlies AA Norwich Navigators A San Jose Giants Augusta GreenJackets Salem-Keizer Volcanoes R Arizona Giants Edit this box The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A blue law, in the United States and Canada, is a law restricting activities or sales of goods on Sunday, to accommodate Christian Sunday worship. ...


Regrouping after a change in the law in 1921, the team played several exhibition games, but only two league games, losing to the Buffalo Bisons in October, and again to the Cleveland Tigers that December, after which the team folded for good. Other than the name, there is no relation between the team and the modern New York Giants franchise. Buffalo, New York had three teams in the National Football League during the 1920s. ... Cleveland Tigers played in the National Football League during the 1920 season. ... The New York Giants are a National Football League team originating in New York City, but currently based in New Jersey. ...


External link

  • Team history (http://www.hickoksports.com/history/nybrickleysgiants.shtml)



 
 

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