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FIFTY YEARS OF FRONT-PAGE BLUES
Fidencio Enriquez
February 13, 2008
THE COVERS OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TELL THE STORY OF THE GIANTS
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February 13, 2008

Fifty Years Of Front-page Blues

THE COVERS OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TELL THE STORY OF THE GIANTS

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DECEMBER 3, 1956
Chuck Conerly was the first Giant face on an SI cover.

OCTOBER 24, 1960
Roosevelt Brown blocked his way into the Hall of Fame.

NOVEMBER 20, 1961
Legendary Y.A. Tittle led the Giants to three Eastern titles.

DECEMBER 17, 1962
Frank Gifford was closing out a celebrated career.

SEPTEMBER 7, 1964
YAT closed his HOF career wearing Giants red, white and blue.

JULY 17, 1967
"Scramblin' Fran" Tarkenton, prototype of the mobile QB, was as much of a threat on the ground as he was through the air.

DECEMBER 15, 1986
Nicknamed Rambo for his toughness, Mark Bavaro was a favorite target of Phil Simms' during the '86 title season.

JANUARY 26, 1987
Linebacker Lawrence Taylor terrorized many an offense.

FEBRUARY 2, 1987
Simms completed 22 of 25 passes in Super Bowl XXI.

SEPTEMBER 9, 1987
The '87 season was a complete 180 for the Giants.

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