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Yogi, the Elder Statesman

One more on Yogi Berra — the story of how he humanized George Steinbrenner. No one else could have done it but Yogi. ?

Yogi Berra always left ’em laughing, but as a player he was no joke

During the days of the “Bronx Zoo” under owner George Steinbrenner III, Yogi Berra was a coach with the New York Yankees. In a clubhouse that included ex-Yankee honorary coaches such as Whitey Ford, as well as stars such as Reggie Jackson,...Show More Summary

Minor League Game Cancelled Due To Distracting Circus Tent

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

Tonight’s Florida State League game between the Clearwater Threshers and Tampa Yankees at George Steinbrenner Field was cancelled tonight due to a distracting circus tent behind the outfield fence. Read more...

Jason Alexander -- I Didn't Know Who Steinbrenner Was ... Before 'Seinfeld' Gig

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Much like George Costanza, Jason Alexander had to pretend at a job he was pretending to have. Alexander was out and about in New York City when our photog tried to chat him up about the New York Yankees, figuring…

Larry King On Yankees And Alex Rodriguez: George Steinbrenner Would Have Handled Things Differently

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

With the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez set to tie Willie Mays' 660 home runs for fourth all-time, the Yankees have chosen to ignore it. Would George Steinbrenner treat this differently and should the Yankees honor A-Rod's remarkable...Show More Summary

Why Trading for George Johnson Shouldn't Keep Bucs from Drafting a Pass-Rusher

As the faux George Steinbrenner in Seinfeld found out, adding a George to your roster doesn’t magically fix all of your problems. Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed their need for help at defensive end by trading for...Show More Summary

George Steinbrenner's purchase of the New York Yankees paid off big time for his family

In 1973, George Steinbrenner led a group that purchased the New York Yankees from CBS for $8.7 million. Forty-two years later, the franchise is now worth $3.2 billion according to the latest valuations from Steinbrenner's...Show More Summary

Yankees Squint and Flail Under the Dim Lights of Their Spring Training Stadium

8 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees traditionally play more night games than other teams during spring training, but the weak lighting at George M. Steinbrenner Field can make that particularly challenging.

Alex Rodriguez vs. Phillies: Stats, Highlights, Reaction from Spring Training

Alex Rodriguez's long-awaited, much-anticipated 2015 debut for the New York Yankees happened on Wednesday at George Steinbrenner Field in a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies. He had three at-bats, going 1-for-2 with...Show More Summary

Rodriguez Participates in Yankees First Full-Squad Workout

9 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A sixth-grader making his first visit to spring training stood along a fence outside George M. Steinbrenner Field waiting to get a glimpse of his favorite player.

Funny Man in Havana: Conan O’Brien’s weekend in Cuba

9 months agoNews : BlogPost

From Woody Allen's Bananas to Seinfeld episodes spoofing Fidel Castro as George Steinbrenner, Cuba and its revolutionary iconography-- the beards and cigars in particular-- have long been a ripe target for yanqui satirists. But noneShow More Summary

Yankees to pay the education costs of the children of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos

Man… today I am having to pull out the Kleenex. I have the greatest respect for George Steinbrenner and his foundation. Steinbrenner passed away in 2010, but I join with

Yankees will pay for education for children of slain New York police officer Rafael Ramos

11 months agoSports : The Early Lead

George Steinbrenner, the longtime owner of the New York Yankees, died over four years ago, but, thanks to him, the children of one of the two police officers who were shot to death Saturday in Brooklyn won’t have to worry about financing their education. The Yankee Silver Shield Foundation will pay for the education of […]

George Steinbrenner's foundation to pay for education of late NYPD officer's children

Since the early 1980s, a foundation started by late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has paid to help the children of New York-area police and firefighters killed in the line of duty. The New York Daily News reports that the...Show More Summary

Madden: Red Sox looking like Yankees with latest deals

By investing some $190 million in Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox are suddenly making like George Steinbrenner in full panic mode after they finished last in 2014 — a development which no one should get more delight from than, well, the Yankees themselves.

Did Bernie Sanders Secretly Play George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld?

last yearNews : Mediaite

Everyone knows that Larry David played the voice of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld. But there is apparently a contingent of conspiracy theorists on the internet who believe it was actually Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Yankee boss ripped Fay Vincent's appearance after '89 earthquake

As the late George Steinbrenner saw it, earthquakes were no reason to “look like a bum.” In the second installment of’s 25th anniversary look back at the San Francisco earthquake, the late Yankee owner let Commissioner Fay Vincent have it for his attire.

Maybe the Midges Were Nesting In His Beard

It’s days like this that I wish he had the old JS-KIT comment thread of Yankee fans defending the pathetic whining of George Steinbrenner, because it was logically impossible for the greatest pitcher athlete in Yankee known human history, Joba Chamberlain, to have given up a run without some kind of act of God. It’s […]

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