Jimmy Hoffa buried at Giants Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug
N 40° 48.723 W 074° 04.618
18T E 577848 N 4518302
Quick Description: A persistent urban legend is that Jimmy Hoffa was buried in the "coffin corner" of the west end zone of the former Giants Stadium near section 107.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2020 8:55:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM137E7
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Long Description:
From the NY Daily News Article:

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'As the story goes, former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa has attended every event at Giants Stadium since 1976, buried in a final resting place somewhere under the west end zone.

As former New York Giants punter Sean Landeta once joked, "It gives a whole new meaning to kicking into the coffin corner."

More than 20 years after a self-described mob hit man set the rumor mill in motion with an interview in Playboy magazine, the question lingers: Is the answer to one of the enduring mysteries of the 20th century buried beneath the stadium - and about to be buried even deeper when the stadium is demolished this spring?

To one former law enforcement official who investigated the case in the 1980s, there is no mystery.

The FBI considered the Giants Stadium tale "a dead issue" by the time Playboy printed its interview with Donald "Tony The Greek" Frankos in late 1989, according to retired FBI agent Jim Kossler.

"When that information came to our attention we batted it around, but we were all convinced in the end that this guy was not reliable," he said. "We were able to prove to our mind that what he was telling us couldn't have happened because he either couldn't have been there or he was in jail at the time." '
Additional Requirement?:
As this is now the middle of a parking lot, a photo may be appropriate as old Jimmy is further underground.

What's the Real Story?:
Jimmy Hoffa's body has still not been found, despite numerous searches in Michigan, New Jersey and other areas. The Mythbusters even scanned the stadium end zone with some high tech equipment: https://mythbusters.fandom.com/wiki/Buried_in_Concrete_Myth

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