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This Feb. 28, 1998, file photo shows New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner flanked by Manager Billy Martin (left) and Vice President and General Manager Lou Piniella at spring training in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A person close to George Steinbrenner says the Yankees owner died Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Bill Cooke)
Photo by: BILL COOKE
This Feb. 28, 1998, file photo shows New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner flanked by Manager Billy Martin (left) and Vice President and General Manager Lou Piniella at spring training in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A person close to George Steinbrenner says the Yankees owner died Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Bill Cooke)

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