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New York Yankees 2011: Were the Steinbrenners Actually Right for Once?

grew up in the '80s, which was a despondent time for Yankee fans. The first—and only—decade since the teens where the Yankees didn't win a World Series. Oh, they had high-profile free agents—talented guys who George always claimed were "the missing piece of the puzzle" when he signed them or traded away prospects for them. And, yes they won lots of games. But their pitching staff was a mish-mash of aging veterans and not-ready-for-prime-time kids—sound familiar? And as a result, they won a decent amount of games—again, the most games won in the 1980s—but always seemed to fizzle out come September and October, and not quite make it.

But what the Yankees had wrought in me—and many Yankee fans—during those long, ...

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