1948 New York Giants Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Steve Owen (4-8)
Location: New York, New York
1948 New York Giants Statistics
1948 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1948 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division.

The Giants racked up 297 points, but the shaky defensive squad conceded 388. Charlie Conerly passed for 2,175 yards. Bill Swiacki hauled in 39 passes for 550 yards. Ray Poole provided receiving help as well.

Gene Roberts ran for a team-leading 491 yards for New York.

The ball-hawking defense manufactured 50 turnovers. Frank Reagan picked off 9 errant tosses from the opposition.

Steve Owen coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
16John AtwoodHBJanuary 27, 19235'11"195WisconsinJanesville, WI USA81
72Larry BeilTAugust 31, 19216'2"235Portland90
52John CannadyCMay 9, 19236'2"227IndianaCharleston, SC USA1212
17George CheverkoLHJuly 29, 19206'1"197FordhamBeaver Meadows, PA USA85
49Ray CoatesHB-DBMay 8, 19246'1"195LSUNew Orleans, LA USA90
42Charlie ConerlyQBSeptember 19, 19216'1"185MississippiClarksdale, MS USA124
79Tex CoulterLTOctober 26, 19246'4"250Texas A&MFort Worth, TX USA125
67Bob DobelsteinLGOctober 27, 19225'11"214TennesseeBridgeport, CT USA119
76Bill EricksonGDecember 4, 19216'2"210North Carolina93
74Don EttingerLBNovember 20, 19226'2"213KansasIndependence, MO USA102
40Art FairclothBJuly 8, 19216'0"190North Carolina St.Richmond, VA USA20
55Carl FennemaC-LBOctober 17, 19266'2"210WashingtonSan Francisco, CA USA80
63Mike GarzoniGAugust 19, 19235'11"218Santa ClaraLos Angeles, CA USA50
83Bruce GehrkeESeptember 12, 19246'2"190ColumbiaLong Island, NY USA80
41Paul GovernaliQBJanuary 5, 19215'11"193ColumbiaBronx, NY USA92
88Joe JohnsonESeptember 15, 19266'2"195Mississippi110
20Ken KeuperBNovember 14, 19186'0"207GeorgiaWaukesha, WI USA70
65Bill MiklichLB-BB-CApril 3, 19196'0"208IdahoGreenwood, WI USA40
38Skippy MinisiRHSeptember 18, 19265'11"190NavyNewark, NJ USA129
31Joyce PipkinE-DE-BBJanuary 9, 19246'1"204ArkansasLono, AR USA80
82Ray PooleREApril 15, 19216'2"215North CarolinaGloster, MS USA1212
44Frank ReaganPJuly 28, 19195'11"182PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA USA116
35Gene RobertsFBJanuary 20, 19235'11"188Kansas111
61Ed RoystonGSeptember 19, 19236'1"220Wake ForestBaltimore, MD USA103
75Bill SchulerRTOctober 18, 19226'0"215AuburnBirmingham, AL USA1211
30Joe ScottKRMarch 17, 19266'1"198Texas A&MAthens, TX USA106
34Jules SiegleFB-LBFebruary 16, 19236'0"210NorthwesternEast Chicago, IN USA30
21Joe SulaitisBJune 20, 19216'2"212noneHoboken, NJ USA124
81Bill SwiackiLEOctober 2, 19226'2"195Holy CrossSouthbridge, MA USA121
70John TreadawayTAugust 21, 19176'5"258Hardin-SimmonsMoscow, TN USA120
45Emlen TunnellPRMarch 29, 19256'1"187ToledoBryn Mawr, PA USA103
86Paul WalkerLEJuly 9, 19256'3"210YaleSpringfield, MO USA1211
77Jim WhiteLTFebruary 8, 19206'2"227Notre DameEdgewater, NJ USA116
33Frank WilliamsFBFebruary 27, 19226'0"212Utah St.Bountiful, UT USA97
71Ernie WilliamsonTSeptember 9, 19226'4"245ApprenticeCrewe, VA USA20
60Len YounceKJanuary 8, 19176'1"208Oregon St.Dayton, OR USA119