It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees. This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to [...]
The late, great George Steinbrenner once said, "You can't beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds." Well, we're going to try anyway. UFC 161 is set for this Saturday, June 15, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The pay-per-view...Show More Summary
The introduction of George Steinbrenner. The swan song of Willie Mays. Pete Rose’s last of three batting titles. The first of Rod Carew ’s three hit crowns. Reggie Jackson’s MVP for the Oakland A’s. Tom Seaver’s Cy Young for the New York Mets. Show More Summary
This is a preemptive article. I don't know when the next "What would George Steinbrenner do?" lamentation is going to come. Or why, for that matter. What I do know is that we certainly haven't heard the end of these lamentations. I also know that the question itself is all wrong. Show More Summary
From Dan Martin:“I’m open,” Cashman said following the Yankees’ 7-0 split-squad loss to the Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “Opening Day’s not till a ways down the line. I’m keeping my eyes open elsewhere. Our guys are competing...Show More Summary
Never mind what George would do. George Steinbrenner is gone from this earth, and you can tell he's gone just by looking at his old team. The New York Yankees have changed, becoming more conservative and more business-minded than they ever were under The Boss. Show More Summary
Very much like last offseason, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has gone all of December remaining quiet and allowing big name free agents to land elsewhere. Unlike the Yankees of George Steinbrenner, his son Hal's Yankees...Show More Summary
Those Dodgers, spending all that money. Of all the gall. Just who in the name of George Steinbrenner do they think they are?
Not Cashman? Are the Yankees brass pulling another Rafael Soriano type move here? There was also an article by Joel Sherman in today's New York Post where he says that George Steinbrenner and the old Yankees brass would never pass up on the chance of getting Josh Hamilton in Pinstripes, which is very true. It will be interesting to see how this whole thing plays out.
Since 2002, a lot has changed in the New York Yankees Organization. From the departure of Joe Torre and the hiring of Joe Girardi to the George Steinbrenner ’s death, the past 10 years have been anything but uneventful. Only three players from the Yankees’ 2002 roster played in pinstripes in 2012—Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera. Show More Summary
"The Yankees are dead; the corpse arrived in the Bronx in the early hours today, with no George Steinbrenner on the scene to snap at the bones. Embarrassingly swept by the Tigers in four games in the American League Championship Series, they scored a total of six runs in this usually engrossing or thrilling semifinal. Show More Summary
The Yankees are dead; the corpse arrived in the Bronx in the early hours today, with no George Steinbrenner on the scene to snap at the bones. Embarrassingly swept by the Tigers in four games in the American League Championship Series, they scored a total of six runs in this usually engrossing or thrilling semifinal. Show More Summary
George Steinbrenner was never fond of losing. In fact, you could say that he hated it, and he would be sick to his stomach to see what the New York Yankees just did—or didn ’t do—in the ALCS. The Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the most embarrassing of fashions. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is doing his best to take the place of the late George Steinbrenner for the New York Yankees. His latest ridiculous outburst came at the expense of, who else, Alex Rodriguez. Speaking to Michael Kay on ESPN Radio in NewShow More Summary
George Steinbrenner must have risen from his grave, walked out to Monument Park following the demoralizing Game 2 loss by his beloved New York Yankees, strolled past the plaques for Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, and croaked all over again. Show More Summary
Miami Marlins’ Jeffrey Loria likened to George Steinbrenner with regard to making decisions-MLB Miami Marlins’ owner Jeffrey Loria has been likened to late New York Yankees’ principal owner George Steinbrenner, as far as making decisions...Show More Summary
The list includes the Grant twins, George Steinbrenner, and Todd Marinovich.
James Dolan is at it again, doing his best George Steinbrenner impression and ready to give up young, soon-to-be All-Star talent Iman Shumpert for an aging point guard with no playoff chops whatsoever. I'm writing, of course, of Steve Nash. Show More Summary
It’s pretty remarkable that today is Larry David’s 65th birthday, because he’s been acting like a cranky senior citizen for decades. You’ve likely seen him on Curb Your Enthusiasm or heard him as George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld, so let’s skip those and take a look at some of the lesser seen moments of the undisputed [...]
When it comes to Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff and spending money on his organization, he's essentially the polar opposite of what George Steinbrenner was. According to USAToday.com, the Oakland A's currently have the second-lowest payroll in the MLB at about $55 million for the 2012 season. Show More Summary