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"Galloping Ghost" helps to save Giants

Updated: December 2, 2000, 6:26 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Dec. 6, 1925

"The Galloping Ghost" comes to New York, and a crowd estimated at 70,000 comes to see him. Red Grange's presence at the Polo Grounds helps save the financially troubled Giants franchise. Signed by the Chicago Bears two weeks earlier, Grange also profits from the huge crowd, with The New York Times reporting that the running back receives $30,000 for the game.

Grange scores a touchdown on a 35-yard interception return in the Bears' 19-7 victory. Offensively, ...

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