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Bill Paschal

Bill Paschal (Pro football.  Born, Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1921; died, Marietta, GA,May 25, 2003.)  Twice N.F.L. rushing champion during World War II, William A. Paschal was signed for $1,500 by the Giants in 1943 on the recommendation of sports columnist Grantland Rice.  Paschal had been working as a switchman for the Central of Georgia […]

Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber (Pro football.  Born, Roanoke, VA, Apr. 7, 1975.)  One of those rare running backs who improved consistently throughout his career, Atiim Kiambu Barber retired at what seemed to be his statistical peak.  On the final night of the 2004 season, Barber statistically became the best running back in Giants history.  With 95 yards on […]

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