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.
There was a time, during Alex Rodriguez’s 2013 “wild west show” summer of lies, lawsuits, demonstrations and general anti-Yankee, anti-MLB mayhem, that baseball’s now most notorious drug cheat invoked the name of George Steinbrenner in an email to Yankee president Randy Levine, pleading for a truce.
Who's a tougher boss: Donald Trump or George Steinbrenner? Johnny Damon is in a unique position to answer that question after taking part in the upcoming season of "The Celebrity Apprentice," which debuts on January 4 on NBC.
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).
As the late George Steinbrenner saw it, earthquakes were no reason to “look like a bum.” In the second installment of Foxsports.com’s 25th anniversary look back at the San Francisco earthquake, the late Yankee owner let Commissioner Fay Vincent have it for his attire.
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 […]
Every year before Derek Jeter would begin spring training with the Yankees, the shortstop would take the elevator to the fourth floor of the team’s Tampa complex to check in on George Steinbrenner.
Derek Jeter took a parting shot at Hank and Hal Steinbrenner for failing to stop by the clubhouse during rough stretches, they way George did.
Joe Girardi never managed the Yankees when George Steinbrenner was at his demanding and bellowing best, but the current Bombers’ skipper wasn’t shy about offering his opinion of what The Boss would think about the 2014 Club:
This weekend saw the 35th anniversary of Thurman Munson's death in a plane crash. From Michael Paterniti's superlative 1999 Esquire story, here's how Munson's Yankee teammates and George Steinbrenner remember hearing the news for the first time: Read more...
Many people who watched Sunday's Hall of Fame induction ceremony were surprised that Joe Torre, elected to the Hall of Fame in large part because of his success as Yankees manager, barely mentioned former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in his speech. Steinbrenner hired Torre as Yankees...
Hall of Fame inductees typically thank a long list of people during their speeches. Frank Thomas thanked so many people on Sunday he had to apologize for the length of his list of thank yous. Joe Torre also thanked many during his speech, but did not mention former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner by name. Show More Summary
Joe Torre's Hall of Fame speech included copious references to the Yankees' glory years and the ex-skipper even noted "Might as well cut to the chase — I'm here because of the New York Yankees."
A life-size figure of George Steinbrenner stood in front of the “Heroes of Baseball” wax museum here Saturday afternoon. It was wearing a white turtleneck and blue blazer, of course. Down the block, Hall of Famers such as Gaylord Perry were hawking autographs.
In this passage from Mel Stottlemyre’ 2007 autobiography, which I wrote with him, the Yankees’ former pitching coach recounts the events that started Don Zimmer’s feud with George Steinbrenner, which eventually led to Zimmer resigning from the Yankees in 2003.
When Derek Jeter and the Yankees took the field for the first Subway Series back in 1997, the edict from George Steinbrenner was simple: Win.
"So, I can yada yada yada with minorities?" Ah, the '90s! Back when nobody knew Larry David well enough to realize that his George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld was pretty much just his regular Larry David voice, but maybe sped up a little. Show More Summary
Remember when George Costanza worked for the Yankees and had crazy talks with boss George Steinbrenner on "Seinfeld"? Well, Adult Swim has now imagined Costanza as a Clippers employee on the receiving end of Donald Sterling's racist rant. And the result is a hoot. George is still George. And Sterling is still, well, let's not go there. (h/t Elite Daily)
The convenient thing about Seinfeld never showing us George Steinbrenner's face, from the point of view of video editors in 2014, is that he could really be any rich, old, white man who owns a sports team. Like, say, L.A. Clippers owner (for now) Donald Sterling. Read more...
Tuesday can't come soon enough for David Robertson. The Yankees' closer threw an inning in an extended spring training game Saturday morning at George M. Steinbrenner Field, showing no signs of the left groin strain that has kept him on the disabled list for nearly two weeks.