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John McVay

John McVay (Pro football. Born, Bellaire, OH, Jan. 5, 1931.) After two seasons (1974-75) as head coach of the W.F.L. Memphis Southmen, John E. McVay became an assistant coach for the Giants. On Oct. 25, 1976, McVay succeeded the dismissed Bill Arnsparger when the team started 0-7. He finished with three victories in the last […]

Bill Arnsparger

Bill Arnsparger (Pro football.  Born, Paris, KY, Dec. 16, 1926.)  William Stephen Arnsparger was the only head coach of Football Giants teams to play home games in three different stadiums on a regular basis.  At Yale Bowl in 1974, the Giants were 2-12 in Arnsparger’s first season.  In 1975, the team was based at Shea […]

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