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By on 2.3.08 | 10:23PM

For my ailing father, who watched in person as Alan Ameche barreled forward to kill the Giants in 1958, who sat through - again, in person - the 1962 NFL title loss in Yankee Stadium, in Arctic conditions, to the Lombardi Packers in1962; who watched through all of the lean years of the 1960s and 1970s; and who squeezed my elbow in January 1991 and said, "That's a long kick, maybe he misses," before Scott Norwood hit wide and the Giants beat the Bills in Super Bowl XX:

Enjoy this one, Dad - one of the great sports upsets of all time.

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