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Yankees owner a victim of Mastro Auctions shill bidding

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The Yankees haven’t been fleeced like this since George Steinbrenner sent Jay Buhner to Seattle for Ken Phelps back in 1988.

Replant the Garden in the Bronx

Crain’s editors are correct: “The long-awaited overhaul of awful Penn Station comes a bit too soon” (Editorial, Jan. 11). In the 1980s and '90s, George Steinbrenner waged a... To view the full story, click the title link.

21 Entrepreneurs Who Failed Big Before Becoming a Success

Do you think highly successful people like Vera Wang, Jeff Bezos, or even the late George Steinbrenner were born with a great business acumen? Not at all true. In fact, these people and many others who've found great success now had some big missteps along the way.

With Nets in Turmoil, Mikhail Prokhorov Has Become the Worst Version of George Steinbrenner

When Mikhail Prokhorov purchased the then–New Jersey Nets in 2010, he was hailed as the second coming of George Steinbrenner: a personality made for the tabloids, with deep pockets and a win-now mentality neatly summed up in his bold prediction upon becoming owner that the Nets would earn a title... More »

New Angels GM Billy Eppler and Manager Mike Scioscia appear to be on the same page

Billy Eppler rose through the New York Yankees front office as the reign of tempestuous owner George Steinbrenner wound down. He was no stranger to the clash of egos, personalities and opinions that can often strain an organization. So he wasn't about to be intimidated by the turmoil that preceded...

Sports Business: How ‘New York, New York’ Became ‘A No. 1’ at Yankees Games

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The genesis in 1980 of playing Sinatra’s triumphant song after Yankees’ home games was as much about the city as about George Steinbrenner or Sinatra himself.

Arthur Taylor, Former President of CBS, Dies at 80

He instituted the controversial Family Viewing Hour, shot down by the courts, and sold the New York Yankees to George Steinbrenner. read more

Former CBS President Dies

The former president of CBS, who was part of a landmark sports deal when he oversaw the sale of the New York Yankees to George Steinbrenner, has died. The New York Times reports that Arthur R. Taylor died Dec. 3...

From Catfish Hunter To David Price, Baseball Owners Never Learn

Starting with Yankee owner George Steinbrenner's signing of Catfish Hunter 41 years ago, the free agent pitcher has been a big flop.

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

6 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

8 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

10 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

11 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.

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