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1952 New York Giants

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7-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL American Division  · 1952 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.8, Offense: -2.9, Defense: 2.1, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 234 points (19.5/g), 10th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 231 points (19.2/g), 5th.
 Differential of 3 points (0.2/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-5.9.

Coach: Steve Owen (7-5-0)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: Gustavus-Adolphus College (St. Peter, Minnesota)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charlie Conerly 31 4 11 82 for 169, 1,090 yards, 13 td, 10 int, & 27 rushes for 115 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
FB Eddie Price*+ 27 2 0 183 rushes for 748 yards, 5 td, & 11 catches for 36 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 20th pick / 1950
LH Kyle Rote 24 1 0 103 rushes for 421 yards, 2 td, & 21 catches for 240 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
RH George Thomas 24 2 0 6 rushes for 18 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 8 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1950
LE Bob McChesney 26 2 0 21 catches for 430 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 53rd pick / 1950
LT Hal Mitchell 22 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 14th / 167th pick / 1952
LG Ray Beck 21 Rook 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1952
C John Rapacz 28 4 0 1 fumble recovered Boston Yanks / 3rd / 15th pick / 1947
RG George Kennard 24 Rook 0 3 fumbles recovered
RT Dick Yelvington 24 Rook 0 New York Giants / 23rd / 278th pick / 1951
RE Bill Stribling 25 1 0 26 catches for 399 yards, 5 td New York Giants / 21st / 267th pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Duncan 27 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 117th pick / 1950
LDT Arnie Weinmeister*+ 29 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 17th / 166th pick / 1945
MG Jon Baker* 29 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 67th pick / 1949
RDT Ray Krouse 25 1 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1951
RDE Ray Poole 31 5 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 13th / 125th pick / 1944
LLB Joe Sulaitis 31 9 0
RLB John Cannady* 29 5 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1947
LDH Tom Landry 28 3 0 8 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 20th / 184th pick / 1947
RDH Harmon Rowe 29 5 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1946
LS Emlen Tunnell*+ 28 4 0 7 interceptions, 6 fumbles recovered
RS Don Menasco 23 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 47th pick / 1952
 Special Teams Starters
K Ray Poole 31 5 0 10 of 17 field goals & 26 of 27 extra points New York Giants / 13th / 125th pick / 1944
P Tom Landry 28 3 0 82 punts for a 41.0 average, 1 blocked New York Giants / 20th / 184th pick / 1947
PR Emlen Tunnell*+ 28 4 0 30 punt returns for a 13.7 average and 0 td
KR Emlen Tunnell*+ 28 4 0 15 kick returns for a 24.3 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
75 Bill Albright 23 12 0 233 6-1 Wisconsin 4/4/1929 1 New York Giants / 20th / 242nd pick / 1951
12 John Amberg 23 12 0 195 5-11 Kansas 3/6/1929 1
60 Jon Baker* 29 MG 12 0 214 6-2 California 6/14/1923 3 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 67th pick / 1949
65 Ray Beck 21 LG 12 0 224 6-2 Georgia Tech 3/17/1931 Rook New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1952
47 Fred Benners 22 6 0 195 6-3 Univ. of the South,SMU 6/22/1930 Rook New York Giants / 8th / 97th pick / 1951
52 John Cannady* 29 RLB 12 0 227 6-2 Indiana 5/9/1923 5 New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1947
42 Charlie Conerly 31 QB 11 11 185 6-1 Mississippi 9/19/1921 4 Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
79 Tex Coulter* 28 12 0 250 6-4 Texas A&M,Cornell,Army 10/26/1924 6 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1947
78 Al DeRogatis 25 12 0 238 6-4 Duke 5/5/1927 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 14th pick / 1949
86 Jim Duncan 27 LDE 12 0 205 6-2 Duke,Wake Forest 5/2/1925 2 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 117th pick / 1950
16 Frank Gifford 22 10 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 Rook New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
89 Bob Hudson 22 12 0 225 6-4 Clemson 4/5/1930 1 New York Giants / 12th / 146th pick / 1951
67 George Kennard 24 RG 12 0 210 6-0 Kansas 1/8/1928 Rook
35 Pat Knight 23 2 0 204 6-2 SMU 5/14/1929 Rook New York Giants / 10th / 119th pick / 1952
70 Ray Krouse 25 RDT 12 0 263 6-3 Maryland 3/21/1927 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1951
49 Tom Landry 28 LDH 12 0 195 6-1 Texas 9/11/1924 3 New York Giants / 20th / 184th pick / 1947
88 Bob McChesney 26 LE 12 0 190 6-2 Hardin-Simmons 10/27/1926 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 53rd pick / 1950
38 Don Menasco 23 RS 12 0 185 6-0 Texas 10/11/1929 Rook New York Giants / 4th / 47th pick / 1952
66 Hal Mitchell 22 LT 11 0 225 6-1 UCLA 8/11/1930 Rook New York Giants / 14th / 167th pick / 1952
80 Kelley Mote 29 12 0 189 6-2 South Carolina,Duke 4/27/1923 5 Detroit Lions / 16th / 147th pick / 1946
71 Robert Patton 25 12 0 226 6-0 Clemson 8/25/1927 Rook New York Giants / 5th / 59th pick / 1952
82 Ray Poole 31 K 12 0 215 6-2 North Carolina,Mississippi 4/15/1921 5 New York Giants / 13th / 125th pick / 1944
31 Eddie Price*+ 27 FB 11 0 190 5-11 Tulane 9/2/1925 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 20th pick / 1950
53 John Rapacz 28 C 8 0 252 6-4 West. Michigan,Oklahoma 4/25/1924 4 Boston Yanks / 3rd / 15th pick / 1947
44 Kyle Rote 24 LH 12 0 199 6-0 SMU 10/27/1928 1 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
22 Harmon Rowe 29 RDH 12 0 182 6-0 Baylor,San Francisco 8/22/1923 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1946
30 Joe Scott 26 8 0 198 6-1 Texas A&M,San Francisco 3/17/1926 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 12th pick / 1948
83 Bud Sherrod 25 11 0 190 6-0 Tennessee 12/2/1927 Rook New York Giants / 17th / 206th pick / 1951
81 Bill Stribling 25 RE 12 0 206 6-1 Mississippi 11/5/1927 1 New York Giants / 21st / 267th pick / 1950
21 Joe Sulaitis 31 LLB 12 0 212 6-2 none 6/20/1921 9
20 George Thomas 24 RH 7 0 183 6-1 Oklahoma 3/4/1928 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1950
45 Emlen Tunnell*+ 28 KR 12 0 187 6-1 Toledo,Iowa 3/29/1924 4
73 Arnie Weinmeister*+ 29 LDT 12 0 235 6-4 Washington 3/23/1923 4 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 17th / 166th pick / 1945
87 Bob Wilkinson 25 7 0 215 6-3 UCLA 10/8/1927 1 New York Giants / 10th / 124th pick / 1950
72 Dick Yelvington 24 RT 7 0 232 6-2 Georgia 7/27/1928 Rook New York Giants / 23rd / 278th pick / 1951
Team Total 25.8 12 210.6 6-1.6 2.3