Giants co-owner, NFL Hall of Famer Mara dies
NEW YORK -- Every NFL fan owes a huge debt to Wellington Mara, who died Tuesday at 89.
So does every owner, executive and player.
Mara, who joined the New York Giants as a ballboy the day his father purchased the team 80 years ago and became co-owner as a teenager, was the face of the franchise for more than a half century.
But he also was the patriarch of the NFL, a man who was willing
for more than 40 years to split the millions in television revenues
he could ...
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