1933 New York Giants season

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1933 New York Giants season
Head coachSteve Owen
Home fieldPolo Grounds
Results
Record11–3
Division place1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finishLost NFL Championship 23–21 (Bears)

The 1933 New York Giants season was the ninth season for the club in the National Football League (NFL).

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1933 at Pittsburgh Pirates W 23–2
2 September 24, 1933 at Portsmouth Spartans L 17–7
3 October 1, 1933 at Green Bay Packers W 10–7
4 October 8, 1933 at Boston Redskins L 21–20
5 October 15, 1933 Philadelphia Eagles W 56–0
6 October 22, 1933 Brooklyn Dodgers W 21–7
7 October 29, 1933 at Chicago Bears L 14–10
8 November 5, 1933 Portsmouth Spartans W 13–10
9 November 12, 1933 Boston Redskins W 7–0
10 November 19, 1933 Chicago Bears W 3–0
11 November 26, 1933 Green Bay Packers W 17–6
12 November 30, 1933 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–0
December 3, 1933 Pittsburgh Pirates W 27–3
13 December 10, 1933 Philadelphia Eagles W 20–14
Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 17, 1933 at Chicago Bears L 23–21

Game Summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Week One: New York Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 01623
Pirates 0 0 022

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: September 20
  • Game time: Night
  • Game attendance: 20,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Ken Strong 33-yard interception return (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter
  • PIT Safety, Cap Oehler blocked Strong punt out of end zone
  • NYG Harry Newman 5-yard run (Strong kick)
  • NYG Newman 39-yard FG
  • NYG Dale Burnett 37-yard pass from Newman (kick failed)

Week 2: at Portsmouth Spartans[edit]

Week Two: New York Giants at Portsmouth Spartans
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 0 077
Spartans 0 7 10017

at Universal Stadium, Portsmouth, Ohio

  • Date: October 22
  • Game attendance: 7,000
Game information
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • POR Presnell 55-yard run (Presnell kick)
  • POR Presnell 25-yard FG
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Red Badgro 20-yard fumble return (Strong kick)

Week 3: at Green Bay Packers[edit]

Week Three: New York Giants at Green Bay Packers
1 2 34Total
Giants 3 7 0010
Packers 0 0 077

at Borchert Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Date: October 1
  • Game attendance: 12,467
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Strong 39-yard FG
Second quarter
  • NYG Burnett 19-yard pass from Newman (Newman kick)
Fourth quarter

Week 4: at Boston Redskins[edit]

Week Four: New York Giants at Boston Redskins
1 2 34Total
Giants 7 0 6720
Redskins 0 14 7021

at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Date: October 8
  • Game attendance: 15,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Newman 80-yard run (Newman kick)

Week 5: vs. Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Five: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Eagles 0 0 000
Giants 21 7 72156

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 15
  • Game attendance: 18,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Hap Moran 70-yard pass from Newman (Newman-Moran pass)
  • NYG Molenda run (Jack McBride kick)
  • NYG Strong 5-yard run (Strong kick)
Second quarter
  • NYG Clancy 46-yard run (McBride kick)
Third quarter
  • NYG Molenda 2-yard run (McBride kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Kink Richards run (McBride kick)
  • NYG Richards 26 pass from McBride (Strong kick)
  • NYG Burnett 23 pass from McBride (Newman kick)

Week 6: vs. Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Six: Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Dodgers 0 0 077
Giants 7 7 7021

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 22
  • Game attendance: 35,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Newman 17-yard run (Strong kick)
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NYG Richards 70-yard run (McBride kick)
Fourth quarter

Week 7: at Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Seven: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
1 2 34Total
Giants 7 0 0310
Bears 0 7 0714

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: October 29
  • Game attendance: 28,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Strong 41-yard pass from Newman (Strong kick)
Second quarter
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Strong 26-yard FG
  • CHB Bill Karr 11-yard pass from Molesworth (Manders kick)

Week 8: vs. Portsmouth Spartans[edit]

Week Eight: Portsmouth Spartans at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Spartans 3 7 0010
Giants 0 0 01313

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 5
  • Game attendance: 35,000
Game information
First quarter
  • POR Presnell 20-yard FG
Second quarter
  • POR Presnell 81-yard run (Presnell kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Strong 12-yard pass from Newman (kick failed)
  • NYG Strong 2-yard run (Strong kick)

Week 9: vs. Boston Redskins[edit]

Week Six: Boston Redskins at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Redskins 0 0 000
Giants 0 7 007

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 12
  • Game attendance: 17,601
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Tex Irvin 15-yard pass from Newman (Strong kick)

Week 10: vs. Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Ten: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bears 0 0 000
Giants 0 3 003

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 19
  • Game attendance: 22,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Strong 21-yard FG

Week 11: vs. Green Bay Packers[edit]

Week Eleven: Green Bay Packers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 066
Giants 7 0 10017

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 26
  • Game attendance: 35,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Burnett 84-yard interception return (Strong kick)
Third quarter
  • NYG Badgro 35-yard pass from Newman (Strong kick)
  • NYG Strong 30-yard FG
Fourth quarter

Week 12 (Game 1): at Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Twelve, Game 1: New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 0 3710
Dodgers 0 0 000

at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York

  • Date: November 30
  • Game attendance: 28,000
Game information
Third quarter
  • NYG Strong 16-yard FG
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Clancy 1-yard run (McBride kick)

Week 12 (Game 2): vs. Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Week Twelve, Game 2: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Pirates 0 3 003
Giants 0 0 72027

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: December 3
  • Game attendance: 10,000
Game information
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NYG Max Krause 20-yard pass from Strong (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Badgro 25-yard pass from Newman (kick failed)
  • NYG Richards 14-yard pass from Newman (Richards kick)
  • NYG Richards 22-yard run (Newman-Krause pass)

Week 13: at Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Thirteen: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 6720
Eagles 0 0 7714

at Baker Bowl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: December 10
  • Game attendance: 35,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Newman pass from Strong (Newman kick)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • PHI Swede Hanson 61-yard run (Davis kick)
  • NYG Richards 60-yard pass from Newman (Newman kick)

1933 NFL Championship Game[edit]

1933 NFL Championship: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 7721
Bears 3 3 10723

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: December 17
  • Game attendance: 26,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Strong 8-yard pass from Newman (Strong kick)
  • CHB Karr 19 yard lateral from Bill Hewitt after 14-yard pass from Nagurski (Carl Brumbaugh kick)

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 11 3 0 .786 7–1 244 101 W7
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 4 1 .556 2–2–1 93 54 L2
Boston Redskins 5 5 2 .500 2–3 103 97 T1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 5 1 .375 1–2 77 158 L2
Pittsburgh Pirates 3 6 2 .333 1–5–1 67 208 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

See also[edit]