New York Giants

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A National Football League team originating in New York City, but currently based in New Jersey USA.

(For the major league baseball team once known as the New York Giants, see San Francisco Giants.)

Formerly known as: (actually, I think they were called the New Jersey Giants for a while in the 1970s.)
Home stadium: Meadowlands, Rutherford, New Jersey
Uniform colors: Dark blue with red trim
Helmet design: Dark blue, with a white lower-case sans-serif-script-sorta "ny" logo.
League championships won: 1934, 1938, 1956, 1986, 1990, others
Super Bowls: XXI (won), XXV (won), XXXV (won)

Franchise history

Some mention needs to be made of the following:

The "Sneaker Game", 1934
The Greatest Game Ever Played, versus the Colts, 1957.

Players of note

Football Hall of Famers: Sam Huff, Steve O'Neill, Ken Strong, Lawrence Taylor, Y.A. Tittle, Emlen Tunnell
Current stars: Tiki Barber, Kerry Collins, Ron Dayne, Jason Sehorn
Retired numbers:
Not to be forgotten: Phil Simms

A National Football League team based in New York City, New York, USA.

Actually, based in New Jersey, no? New Jersey, Yes!!

Then explain to this dumb Alaskan why they are called the "New York Giants" instead of the "Jersey Giants"?