Honoring The Boss

Here is what it says:

GEORGE M. STEINBRENNER III
July 4, 1930 – July 13, 2010

New York Yankees Principal Owner
“The Boss”
1973 – 2010

Purchased the New York Yankees on January 3, 1973.
A true visionary who changed the game of baseball forever,
he was considered the most influential owner in all of sports.
In his 37 years as Principal Owner, the Yankees posted a Major League-best .566 winning percentage,
while winning 11 American League pennants and seven World Series titles,
becoming the most recognizable sports brand in the world.
A devoted sportsman, he was Vice President of the United States Olympic Committee, a member of ┬áthe Baseball Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors and a member of the NCAA Foundation Board of Trustees.
A great philanthropist whose charitable efforts were mostly performed without fanfare, he followed a personal motto of the greatest form of charity is anonymity.
Dedicated by the New York Yankees
September 20, 2010
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One Response to Honoring The Boss

  1. Mike S. says:

    Thirty years to the day after the Munson plaque was unveiled.