George Steinbrenner was suspended from baseball for trying to disgrace his high-paid outfielder, Dave Winfield.
The owners' box behind home plate will be empty most nights. Then again, it has been vacant most games for several years.
Players and managers wearing pinstripes weren't the only ones who would feel the heat from "The Boss" after a bad performance. Anyone wearing red, white and blue could find themselves under scrutiny, too.
Owning the New York Yankees, George Steinbrenner liked to say, was a lot like owning the Mona Lisa.
A person close to George Steinbrenner tells The Associated Press that the New York Yankees' owner died Tuesday morning.
He was baseball's bombastic Boss. He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships. He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again.
The Yankees say owner George Steinbrenner has died. He was 80.
George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday morning.
One key swing by Brian McCann pulled the National League out of the All-Star shadows.