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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

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 […]

Yankees will pay for education of children of NYPD cop Ramos

Yankee owner George Steinbrenner died in 2010, but his appreciation for the men and women in blue who protect New York City lives on.

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.

Madden: George Steinbrenner would fight to dump A-Rod

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.

Johnny Damon part of upcoming season of 'The Celebrity Apprentice'

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.

Did Bernie Sanders Secretly Play George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld?

3 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 […]

Steinbrenner's daughter calls Derek Jeter 'modern-day pride of the Yankees'

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 talks Obama, future plans and Steinbrenner sons

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: 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

6 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

Joe Torre feels 'terrible' for not saying more about George Steinbrenner in HOF speech

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."

Baseball legends make Cooperstown a scene during Hall weekend

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.

Origins of Don Zimmer's feud with The Boss

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.

Jeter set to take part in final Subway Series

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.

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