Football History - Deaths 1995 - Timothy James "Tim" Mara was the founder and administrator of the New York Giants of the National Football League. Mara died at the age of 71. keepinitrealsports.tumblr.com keepinitrealsports.wordpress.com Mobile- m.keepinitrealsports.com
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Charles Fazzino appeared at the NFL Shop with Rashad Jennings of the NY Giants and founder of The Locker Room project. Fazzino’s 3D pop art work created just for the foundation appears behind the two. (Feb 2016)
George Halas meant everything to the sport he devoted his life to as a player, founder, owner and coach. Halas founded the Decatur Staleys in 1920, moved the team to Chicago in 1921 and then, as player-owner-coach, changed the name to the Bears, where he was coach until 1967, collecting 324 wins and six NFL titles. Halas was also instrumental in the formation of the National Football League,
Years before Super Bowl XLVI or even Super Bowl I, the story goes that Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney met New York football Giants founder Tim Mara at Moore's Restaurant in New York. Mara, a licensed bookie (according to his grandson, current Giants CEO and president John Mara) was selling Rooney on a horse.