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This Oct. 9, 1977, file photo shows George Steinbrenner (left), principal owner of the New York Yankees, giving Manager Billy Martin a bearhug and congratulations after each was doused by champagne in a dressing room at Royals Stadium after the Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals, 5-3, to take the AL championship. Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4. (AP Photo)
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This Oct. 9, 1977, file photo shows George Steinbrenner (left), principal owner of the New York Yankees, giving Manager Billy Martin a bearhug and congratulations after each was doused by champagne in a dressing room at Royals Stadium after the Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals, 5-3, to take the AL championship. Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4. (AP Photo)

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