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A Seinfeld-Themed Look at the 2013 MLB Season

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“You want to talk about hotels, or you want to win some baseball games?” George Costanza asked a youthful Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams in wake of the Yankees’ 1996 World Series win. “That is one magic loogie,” exclaimed Jerry as he discounted the inaccurate story of Keith Hernandez spitting on Kramer and Newman. “You know, George, ...

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Yankees Put George Steinbrenner Statue In Front of Steinbrenner Field

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 ...

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Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Not Elected to the Hall of Fame

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 ...

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4 Former Yankees Including The Boss on Hall of Fame Veterans Ballot

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. ...

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The Boss in The Hall? Bud Selig Thinks So

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 ...

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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 ...

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Yankees Notes: Steinbrenner Memorial, Thompson, the Thunder, and More

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 ...

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Yankees Notes: Lineup, a Memorial, and Tickets

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 ...

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