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George Steinbrenner has passed !

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#26 OFFLINE   loveshockey



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Posted 13 July 2010 - 03:29 PM

who owns the team now? his sons?

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#27 OFFLINE   Jimmy 440

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:13 PM

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 07:02 PM

I hope he has Bob Sheppard to announce his arrival in Heaven.

When he gets there.

Poor George is probably going to have to serve some time purgatory first.

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 09:37 AM

Poor George is probably going to have to serve some time purgatory first.

He already did that, it was called the Yankee teams of the 80s....
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Posted 14 July 2010 - 03:45 PM

will they bury him at yankee stadium ???


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Posted 14 July 2010 - 04:30 PM

Lot's of reports now surfacing of Steinbrenner's charitable contributions. Apparently he's donated millions over the years on the condition of anonymity, according to a White House statement mourning his passing. He's been especially generous to Tampa, his home for the past 35 years. So much so that they named a local high school after him. It wouldn't surprise me if he was buried there.

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 07:12 PM

George was a brilliant businessman and owner. He even passed in the best year possible, for his heirs, since their is no inheritance tax this year. Thanks to "The Boss" for all you've done for the Yankees and baseball.

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 09:25 PM

Being a Red Sox fan, it's tough to say nice things - but you can't savor championships (as in '04 and '07) unless there's a big hill to conquer and Steinbrenner kept that big hill a constant challenge.

My personal opinions of "King George" began to change when the debacle of the Montreal Expos (my NL team) started happening after the strike in '94. Seeing how the owners treated the fans and minority partners made me sick. Jeff Loria, years ago, supplanted Steinbrenner as the most despicable owner in baseball as far as I'm concerned.

Say what you will about Steinbrenner but he put the money into the team. One could say it's not HIS fault that it was in New York where the most money was available (and largely untapped in 1973).

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