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Saturday July 20th 2024


Hail To the King (George Steinbrenner)

was larger than life, even in death.

George Steinbrenner. King George. The Boss.

Principal owner of the New York Yankees since 1973.

He wore all of those hats and countless others, many of which the world never saw.

Steinbrenner spent billions of dollars on the absolute best free agent players money could buy, and was revered for it in New York, but despised for it in smaller cities like Kansas City and Minnesota and Pittsburgh and Montreal.

But, as charitable as he was to the many free agents he signed, many to contracts that were mind-blowing at the time (e.g., Pascual Perez), he was equally as generous to countless underprivileged communities across the country, as well as former players who needed a ...

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