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Tag Archives: George Steinbrenner
Via Neil Johnson of the Tampa Tribune: Workers today installed a statue of longtime New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner at the team's spring training home in Tampa. The lifesize bronze statue of "The Boss" will greet visitors as they mount the steps at Steinbrenner Field. It is a duplicate of the statue erected ...
Former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, who passed away this past July, failed to make the baseball Hall of Fame in his first chance today when the Veteran Committee made their announcement. The Veteran Committee consists of 16 members and you need at least 12 of the member's votes, but Steinbrenner secured fewer than eight ballots his ...
The ballot for the Hall of Fame veterans committee was announced today and the biggest name on it was "The Boss" George Steinbrenner who past away last July. Joining him on the the 12-man ballot were former Yankees Billy Martin, Ron Guidry, and Tommy John. The winners will be announced on December 6 at the winter meetings. ...
Via the NY Daily News: Baseball commissioner Bud Selig held court in the back of the press box Monday night and was asked, among other things, if [George] Steinbrenner deserves a plaque in Cooperstown in addition to Monument Park. "Of course I do," Selig said. "Now I'm sure that will have some controversy, but you asked ...
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 ...
There is not much to report on today thanks to the off-day yesterday. Obviously the Yankees start a three game series against the Orioles tonight. A.J. Burnett starts tonight, CC Sabathia goes tomorrow and Sunday is the triumphant return of Andy Pettitte. Also, don't miss our pieces on Derek Jeter, everybody ...
The Yankees have a four game weekend series against the Royals in Kansas City this weekend with CC Sabathia starting tonight against Bruce Chen. So not only will the Yankees get to face a weak team in the Royals, but Zack Greinke pitched yesterday so they won't have to face him this weekend. Here are some ...
Alex Rodriguez continues to press for homer no. 600 and remains stuck on 599, but the Yankees still managed to win thanks to an exciting 9th inning home run that put the Yankees ahead for good 5-4. Here are some notes: Lance Berkman made his Yankee debut, DH’d, and batted in the two-spot. Robinson ...
From his head scratching organizational moves to a main character on Seinfeld, George Steinbrenner is a man who will do whatever it takes to win it all. Since taking over the Yankees in 1973, the team has won 11 pennants and seven World Series titles. That might not seem like much, but Steinbrenner ...
Here are a couple of things to note from this afternoon's 9-1 loss to the Blue Jays Francisco Cervelli left today's game with a concussion and went to the hospital. CT Scans came back negative and he'll only miss a few days. "I feel good, a little scared at the time," said Cervelli. AJ Burnett threw about ...