1942 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-5-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Steve Owen (5-5-1)
Location: New York, New York
1942 New York Giants Roster
1942 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1942 season with a record of 5 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's East Division.

The Giants chalked up 155 points, and the defensive squad gave up 139. Merle Hapes ran for a team-leading 363 yards for New York.

Tuffy Leemans passed for 555 yards. Ward Cuff hauled in 16 passes for 267 yards.

Merle Hapes and Hank Soar each intercepted 3 errant tosses from the opposition.

Steve Owen coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tuffy Leemans693550.75558.0710.145.85087.5
Andy Marefos291137.91766.113.4517.26030.9
Leo Cantor291241.41555.313.413.43556.0
Bob Trocolor5360.05210.4120.0120.02995.4
Hank Soar10330.0343.400.0110.0201.7
Bill Hutchinson4125.0-3-0.800.0250.0-30.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Merle Hapes953633.852 3
Ward Cuff381895.015 0
Hank Soar491873.849 1
Andy Marefos481382.914 1
Leo Cantor671241.918 2
Tuffy Leemans511162.316 3
Don Lieberum11292.619 0
Bill Hutchinson7273.915 0
Al Owen8273.40
Lee Shaffer133.00
Bob Trocolor2600.019 0
Totals40112033.052 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ward Cuff1626716.735 2
Jim Howell1011511.523 0
Merle Hapes10797.916 2
Will Walls719227.460 2
Neal Adams68714.524 3
Don Lieberum66510.830 0
John Lascari33812.715 1
Lee Shaffer3206.710 0
Frank Liebel25125.529 0
Dom Principe23316.517 0
Al Owen12020.020 0
Tuffy Leemans1-10-10.0-10 0
Totals6795714.360 10


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ward Cuff1818100.011327.327
Hank Soar3266.720.02
John Lascari10.00
Andy Marefos20.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Leo Cantor2076338.263
Bob Trocolor1666141.361
Merle Hapes1555737.152
John Chickerneo830237.845
Hank Soar312642.046
Bill Hutchinson26532.539
Dom Principe13232.032

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Merle Hapes1117015.532 0
Leo Cantor56913.830 0
Ward Cuff45413.521 0
Hank Soar3299.722 0
Tuffy Leemans22613.015 0
Bob Trocolor22412.013 0
Al Owen22010.020 0
Bill Hutchinson111.00
Don Lieberum100.00
Totals3139312.732 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Merle Hapes921523.934 0
Hank Soar513426.842 0
Ward Cuff37826.033 0
Lee Shaffer24020.022 0
Bob Trocolor13535.035 0
Will Walls22613.015 0
Leo Cantor12424.024 0
Don Lieberum11212.012 0
Totals2456423.542 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Merle Hapes34916.328 0
Hank Soar33110.322 0
Leo Cantor24623.026 0
Neal Adams16666.066 1
Ward Cuff14343.043 0
Andy Marefos11111.011 0
Harry Buffington11010.010 0
Ed Hiemstra199.00
John Chickerneo122.00
Mel Hein122.00
Totals1526917.966 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ward Cuff02000318039
Merle Hapes3200000030
Neal Adams3100024
Tuffy Leemans30000018
Leo Cantor200000012
Will Walls2000012
Hank Soar10000208
Andy Marefos100006
John Lascari10006


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