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New York Yankees: Remembering George Steinbrenner, 1 Year Later

July 13th, 2010, George Steinbrenner died of a heart attack at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Florida, just nine days after his 80th birthday. It was in the early morning hours prior to the 2010 MLB All-Star Game that the New York Yankees family and organization received the news that their long-time owner and leader had passed away.

It was quite an emotional few weeks for the Yankees, as Steinbrenner's passing came just eight days before former Yankee manager Ralph Houk's passing and just two days after long-time Yankee announcer and baseball icon Bob Sheppard had passed.

One of the first people to speak out on behalf of the Yankees organization following Steinbrenner's passing was shortstop Derek Jeter during an All-Star Game interview. Jeter reminisced ...

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