Date: November 1, 2005

WELLINGTON MARA - 89, owner of the New York Giants of the National Football League, Oct. 25 of cancer in Rye, N.Y. Mara and his brother Jack changed NFL history when they agreed to a revenue sharing plan that allowed franchises from smaller markets to compete on a more equal financial footing. Mara, a native of New York, is survived by his wife, Ann, 11 children and 40 grandchildren. Three of his sons, John, Chris and Frank, are Giants executives.



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