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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

4 days 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

3 weeks 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

last monthNews : 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

3 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?

5 months agoNews : 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 […]

Joe Girardi: Yankees in '14 would frustrate late George Steinbrenner

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:

How The Yankees Learned Of Thurman Munson's Death

8 months agoSports : Deadspin

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...

Joe Torre 'very upset' for slighting George Steinbrenner at Hall event

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...

Joe Torre said he feels 'terrible' for not mentioning George Steinbrenner in Hall of Fame speech

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

Donald Sterling reprimands George Costanza for being seen with minorities.

11 months agoHumor : Happy Place

"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

So George Costanza Meets Donald Sterling, And Things Get Awkward

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)

Sterling Yells at George Costanza for Associating with Black People

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

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...

Goose Gossage -- I Grew My Mustache ... To Piss Off Steinbrenner!

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Yankees legend Goose Gossage tells TMZ Sports... his legendary mustache was born out of spite -- admitting, "I actually grew it to piss [George] Steinbrenner off."Gossage -- and his "macho tough guy mustache" -- were hangin' out at a party outside…

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