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George Steinbrenner Dies: His 10 Best Moves As Yankees Owner

Steinbrenner wasn’t the richest owner in sports, but he was undeniably the most passionate about winning. The most polarizing figure in baseball throughout his 37-year tenure as Yankees’ owner, Steinbrenner died of a massive heart attack early Tuesday morning. He was 80-years-old. All too often today, you hear about small market owners pocketing revenue sharing profits they receive from the large market clubs. Steinbrenner not only generated hundreds of millions for the game, but never shied away from committing significant portions of those earnings back into the Yankees’ payroll. Many of his critics suggest that disparities in team payrolls are bad for baseball, but without a salary cap, Steinbrenner was well within his rights to give the Yankees ...

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