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  George Steinbrenner Summary
George Steinbrenner was born on July 4, 1930, in Rocky River, Ohio.
George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930), often known as "The Boss", is the principal owner of the New York Yankees.
Steinbrenner was reinstated in 1993, the same time the Yankees regained momentum as a quality sports franchise -- helped by Steinbrenner's willingness to delegate authority to executives such as Gene Michael, and to let promising farm-system players such as Bernie Williams develop instead of trading them for established players.
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 George Steinbrenner Biography
George Steinbrenner (born on July 4, 1930), often known as "The Boss", is the principal owner of the New York Yankees.
However, since George Steinbrenner was unable to raise $250,000 and the American Basketball League was threatening to sue the NBA because of the shift, the deal collapsed on July 30.
George Steinbrenner was reinstated in 1993, the same time the Yankees regained momentum as a quality sports franchise -- helped by George's willingness to delegate authority to executives such as Gene Michael, and to let promising farm-system players such as Bernie Williams develop instead of trading them for established players.
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 George Steinbrenner - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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  New York Yankees Stars : George Steinbrenner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
George Michael Steinbrenner III was born on July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio.
Steinbrenner due to his legacy was always a rich man. His propensity to run a baseball team and that too not just any baseball team was extraordinary.
Steinbrenner has earned a notorious name for himself for having been involved in the altercations with his players and for the hunt of expensive free-agents for his team.
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 George Steinbrenner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio) often known as "The Boss", is the principal owner of the New York Yankees.
Steinbrenner is famous for both his pursuit of high-priced free agents and, in some cases, infamous for feuding with them.
Steinbrenner was reinstated in 1993, the same time the Yankees regained momentum as a quality sports franchise — helped by Steinbrenner's willingness to delegate authority to executives such as Gene Michael, and to let promising farm-system players such as Bernie Williams develop instead of trading them for established players.
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 George Steinbrenner - ExampleProblems.com
George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio), often known as "The Boss," is the principal owner of the New York Yankees.
Steinbrenner's one publicly-aired gripe with a team announcer came when he accused respected Yankee broadcaster Bill White of low-keying his WMCA radio call of Chris Chambliss's pennant-winning home run in the 1976 American League Championship Series.
Steinbrenner was named enemy #1 for eight states and he was #1 enemy in the United States by Sports Illustrated.
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 Wikinfo | George Steinbrenner
George Michael Steinbrenner III (born July 4, 1930), American businessman, is best known as the owner of the New York Yankees baseball team.
Steinbrenner has been known during that time frame for his pursuit of high-priced free agents, and, in some cases, publicly feuding with them.
The "convicted" portion of the comment referred to Steinbrenner's connections with former president Richard Nixon and Watergate: He was indicted on 14 criminal counts on April 5, 1974 and pleaded guilty to two: illegal campaign contributions and obstruction of justice.
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 George Steinbrenner - Bats - Baseball - New York Times Blog
Steinbrenner nearly fired Torre after the playoff loss to Detroit last season, and he is furious at the slow start.
Normally, when Steinbrenner is in town, a reporter from each paper waits for him outside the Stadium in the hopes of getting a quote as he exits the stadium.
And since George Steinbrenner has pretty much completely retreated from the public eye, here’s a look at a kinder, gentler boss, also courtesy of youtube.
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 [ Sports Central ] Sports >> MLB >> In Defense of George Steinbrenner
The words are meant to show the audience that George is the richest man in town not because of his money, but because of the amount of lives he touched in a positive way.
George Steinbrenner has certainly made enough money to run his own country, or call it quits and sit by the ocean in the Caribbean and sip Margaritas.
In 1973, Steinbrenner purchased the Yankees as they were suffering through their worst stretch in franchise history of 11 consecutive years without a championship under the watch of CBS.
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 New York Daily News - Home - The legend of King George
George M. Steinbrenner III has a surname that is German for "stone burner," one that conjures up nearly as many images as he has had managers (21).
George hurdled, sang in the glee club with Stephen Sondheim and was the sports editor of the Williams Record, the school paper, annoying the school's legendary football coach, Len Watters, for a vitriolic column he wrote about the football coach of archrival Amherst.
Steinbrenner is a VP with the U.S. Olympic Committee, a role of profound importance to him.
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 STEINBRENNER by Kurt Smith
George Steinbrenner was born in 1930, in Rocky River, Ohio, and educated at Williams College.
Steinbrenner’s explanation of this was, "It’s hard to come to any conclusion other than the fact that we have an outmoded stadium in a location that people don’t want to go to see a game." The Yankees won the championship in the same year with over three million fans showing up for the season.
Steinbrenner is holding on to a lot of anger and the root cause of this anger is that with all the power he has, imaginative or real, he never played the game.
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 George Steinbrenner Biography by Baseball Almanac
George Steinbrenner was born on Friday, July 4, 1930, and began his Major League baseball executive position on January 3, 1973, with the New York Yankees.
Immediately after assuming his new role in the major leagues, Steinbrenner set the tone for what was to come by involving himself with the day-to-day fortunes of his ball club to an extent unmatched by any owner since Connie Mack.
Investing in success was always good business and Steinbrenner wholeheartedly believed that "You have to be willing to spend money, to make money." After pitching phenomenon Catfish Hunter was released from his Oakland A's contract in 1974, the Yankees paid him the unheard-of salary of $2.85 million for four years.
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 George Steinbrenner: Jerk? Of Course. Great Owner? Absolutely
Steinbrenner, for better or worse, uses every means at his disposal to ensure that Yankee fans can root for a winner.
Steinbrenner doesn't care about what's good for the game; he cares about what's good for the Yankees (although he does his part by paying an absurd amount of luxury tax — money that is distributed around the league, ostensibly to pay for players but often just sits in cheap owner's bank accounts).
Steinbrenner isn't about to go out without a fight, though, and like any villain worth his salt, Steinbrenner will rise from the dead when the good guys least expect it.
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 Steinbrenner hurting game with actions - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Many of my colleagues, especially those in the national media, have written that Yankees owner George Steinbrenner is a whipping boy for baseball's labor problems, that he is unfairly cast as a scapegoat.
Steinbrenner hides behind the superficial veil of what we commonly perceive as the free enterprise system.
Steinbrenner is simply doing his job by looking out for his franchise.
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 George Steinbrenner - BR Bullpen
The owner of the New York Yankees since 1973 when he bought them from CBS for $10 million, George Steinbrenner is well known for his love of firing managers.
Steinbrenner was routinely parodied on the show Seinfeld.
Steinbrenner was also a assistant football coach at both Northwestern University and Purdue University.
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 George Steinbrenner | BaseballLibrary.com
George Steinbrenner made himself synonymous with owner meddling, involving himself with the day-to-day fortunes of his ballclub to an extent unmatched by any owner since Connie Mack, who was his own manager.
Steinbrenner's initial success purchasing free agents led to a tendency to overstock the team with superstars to the point where there wasn't room in the lineup for them all.
Steinbrenner, who had been fined $50,000 by Commissioner Kuhn during spring training for berating some National League umpires, cannot attend games or be in his Yankee Stadium office during the suspension.
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George Steinbrenner: His Early Life in New York Racing At the 2005 Kentucky Derby, much of the media focus was on The Boss, George Steinbrenner, running the favorite Bellamy Road..
Steinbrenner maintained that he had been targeted by the Nixon people since he was an independent Democrat and basically forced to provide the donations to the Nixon campaign in order to keep his business, American Ship Building, in decent financial shape. Steinbrenner purchased the Yankees in early 1973.
Steinbrenner’s attorney never submitted any statement to explain the inconsistencies. Nonetheless, on August 15, 1975, the Racing Board by a 2-1 vote (with Sarafan dissenting) agreed to consider Steinbrenner’s application. At the September 16, 1975 Board meeting, the Board voted 2-0 to license Steinbrenner.
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 Baseball Sim Central / Articles / MLB / Is George Steinbrenner really to blame?
While no one doubts the Yankees' enormous revenue streams allow them to afford an unprecedented level of talent compared to most other ballclubs, George Steinbrenner should be the least of the owners concerns at this critical juncture in the game.
Steinbrenner criticized Twins owner Carl Pohlad for not spending more money on his team, and Dolan responded with his own criticism of the Yankees.
To suggest that George Steinbrenner is the cause is not only incorrect, it's a dangerous opinion.
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 Sportz Tawk: Newz Forum - PFL:BASEBALL: George Steinbrenner Sportznewz Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The other side of Steinbrenner is the philanthropist and father figure whose good deeds often get overshadowed by George the schoolyard bully.He has presided over six world championships and ten pennants and his tenure as Yankees owner is the longest in team history.
Love him or hate him, Steinbrenner didn't get to where he is today by chance.His "Yankee" status revealed even by his birth date, George Michael Steinbrenner III was born July 4th, 1930, in Rocky River, Ohio.
As club president from 1979 to 1990, Steinbrenner believed in the pursuit of free agent players as the key to filling up the stadium's seats, and it was this pursuit that led to the Yankees' World Series win in 1979.Steinbrenner was eventually suspended from the sport from 1990 until 1992 for his negative behavior.
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 George Steinbrenner - SAS Wiki
George Costanza: Well, I wish I could say the same, but I must say, with all due respect, I find it very hard to see the logic behind some of the moves you have made with this fine organization.
Steinbrenner: My name is George Steinbrenner, I'm afraid I have some very sad news about your son.
Steinbrenner: Well, he'd been logging some pretty heavy hours, first one in the morning, last one to leave at night.
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 George in Charge
On July 30, 1990, Commissioner Fay Vincent, not exactly an Alan Selig type commissioner, ruled that George Steinbrenner must resign as the Yankees' general partner and be banned from the club's day to day operations for life.
George Steinbrenner's lifetime suspension would be lifetime if he were a newt, a toad, or an ant.
On July 24, 1992, Vincent announced that Steinbrenner could return in March, 1993, which he did, but the significance of his absence was that it gave Gene Michael and others the opportunity to build the team without Steinbrenner's interference.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- George Steinbrenner at 75
George Michael Steinbrenner III, who turns 75 Monday, acknowledges he was impatient when he was younger – and made mistakes.
When Steinbrenner's group bought the team from CBS Inc. on Jan. 3, 1973, he proclaimed: "We plan absentee ownership as far as running the Yankees is concerned.
Steinbrenner fired Rob Butcher, the 12th of his 13 team spokesmen, after Butcher decided to go home to Ohio for the Christmas weekend holiday in 1995 rather than stay in New York for a potential news conference to announce David Cone's re-signing.
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 New York Daily News - Home - Daily News Exclusive - Bill Madden: How Boss' ship came in
In January 1973, Steinbrenner, a shipbuilding magnate from Cleveland, and his group of investors paid CBS $10 million for the Yankees, but, as he explained it, the sale price dropped to $8.7 million when CBS bought back a couple of parking garages.
Which, as I reminded Steinbrenner, was precisely what he said he planned to do at the press conference introducing himself and his partners.
A year earlier, Steinbrenner had been rebuffed in his attempt to buy his hometown Cleveland Indians, and when then-Indians General Manager Gabe Paul tipped him off that the Yankees were for sale, he was as much skeptical as he was excited.
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 OpinionJournal - Leisure & Arts
Steinbrenner's fellow owners, that's what he's been for the 31 years he has been the Yankees' principal partner.
Steinbrenner is breaking the most important unwritten rule of all, and he's doing it by playing by the written rules.
Steinbrenner is no gentleman and has no intention of sticking to any gentleman's agreement.
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