Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dead...

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  1. payton34

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    Suffered a massive heart attack, he was 80.

    I hope the Yankees go all the way, now.

    R.I.P.
     
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    :rip  Now Yankees need a new owner.
     
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    :(  'Tis truly the end of an era.
     
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    :eek: ...:( ...:cry ...:rip 
     
  5. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire Yamato is go! ;D

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    Heres the AP post:
    Wont ever be another like him. I salute you George. I may have hated his guts, being a Red Sox fan, but I respected him as worth adversary. The stadium wont be the same with him glaring down at the Yankees. :(  May he rest in peace
     
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    :rip  Mr. Steinbrenner many may not have much liked you but none can deny you knew how to run a baseball franchise!
     
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    Hated the Yankees with a passion.
    But he was truly unique in his own way. Just like the Owner of the Cowboys...
     
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    ArmadaJetfire Yamato is go! ;D

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    Jerry Jones isnt worthy enough to hold Steinbrenners jock. George may have been a bastard, but he did it with class.
     
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    Yeah, I may not have much liked Steinbrenner being a Mariner guy, but the guy did what he did really well.

    Shame it's the morning of the All-Star game.

    As far as the team goes though, George left the team's running to his sons a few years ago. So they should be fine from that standpoint at least. Certainly a sad day in New York though.
     
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    At least George put everything into winning. I wish the A's owner were like that.
     
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    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    As a Yankee fan, I've always enjoyed the way he ran the team. Rest in Peace George, you will be missed.


    Oh another note, I hope Larry David does his Steinbrenner impersonation one more time.

    "COSTANZA, WHERE IS THE CALZONE? DID YOU GET THE CALZONE? WHY DO I NOT HAVE THE CALZONE... and let me tell you..."
     

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    He bought the Yankees in 1973 at the cost of $8 to $10 million.

    Today they said the team is worth $1 billion.
     
  16. grimlock1972

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    Hell of a return on investment.
     
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    welp, as much as i hate the yankees he was an innovator of the game. rip sir.
    Maybe now the Orioles can beat them... nah, it'll never happen
     
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    if i actually believed that the moon landing was a Desilu production, i would say that the timing of his passing was very fascinating.

    instead, i'd just say it seems fitting he went out like an All-Star and on the day baseball celebrates the giants of the league.

    it's like Adams and Jefferson both passing away on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence; it guarantees their legacy won't be forgotten.
    and George's work won't be, either.

    sadly it is a perfect way to end his story.
    Rest in Peace, George.
     
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    RIP big guy. I wonder who will helm the evil empire now.
     
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    I may be a Mets fan, but I respect an owner like Steinbrenner. The stupid Wilpons can't even measure up when it comes to commitment to winning. RIP George.