OTD July 13 - George Steinbrenner

2010: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies from a heart attack at age 80 in Tampa, Florida. During Steinbrenner's 37-year ownership the Yankees earned seven World Series titles and 11 pennants. His outspokenness and role in driving up player salaries made him one of the sport's most controversial figures.

Author: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters
Published On: Jul 09 2012 12:23:35 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 22 2014 11:05:30 PM EDT

Ray Stubblebine/Reuters


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