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George Steinbrenner Passes Away, But Not His Legacy

fans knew George Steinbrenner for 37 of his 80 years, ever since he bought the New York Yankees in the early 1970s. But the legacy Steinbrenner leaves behind will permeate throughout the offices of sports owners for years to come. George Steinbrenner set the standard for just about all of today’s franchise owners.

Embodied within one man were many different qualities; not all flattering. Charitably, he’s been described as complex. But he was always larger than life, and not to be forgotten.

George Steinbrenner was bombastic when lesser inclined owners sat quietly behind the scenes. He spent millions on players while his peers failed to successfully utilize free agency like he did. Most importantly—he was a winner. He ...

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