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George Steinbrenner

"The Boss"

George Steinbrenner

(1930 – 2010)

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George Steinbrenner

George Steinbrenner
(1930 – 2010)

In memory of

George Steinbrenner

(1930 – 2010)
About George
This is an online memorial in memory of George Steinbrenner. George Michael Steinbrenner III was principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. His outspokenness and role in driving up player salaries made him one of the sport's most controversial figures. George Steinbrenner was also a former Cleveland shipping magnate.
Known as a hands-on baseball executive, he earned the nickname "The Boss." His tendency to meddle in daily on-field decisions, and to hire and fire (and sometimes re-hire) managers led then-Yankees skipper Dallas Green to give him the derisive nickname "Manager George."
During George Steinbrenner's ownership from 1973 to his death, the longest in club
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history, the Yankees earned 11 pennants and 7 World Series titles.
George Steinbrenner was awarded The Flying Wedge Award, one of the NCAA’s highest honors.
In 2000, George Steinbrenner was honored as Grand Marshal at the German-American Steuben Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City. At this largest German-American event in the country, he was greeted by tens of thousands who celebrated him as an outstanding American of German heritage.
The Steinbrenner Band Hall at the University of Florida was made possible by a gift from George and Joan Steinbrenner in 2002. The facility was completed in 2008 and serves as The Pride of the Sunshine's rehearsal hall and houses offices, instrument storage,
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the band library and an instrument issue room.
A new high school in Lutz, Florida, which opened for about 1600 students in August of 2009, is named George Steinbrenner High School. George Steinbrenner was a generous contributor to the Tampa Bay area.
Legends Field, the Yankees' Spring Training facility in Tampa, was renamed Steinbrenner Field in March 2008 in his honor by his two sons, with the blessing of the Hillsborough County Commission and the Tampa City Council. The entrance to the new Bryson Field at Boshamer Stadium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has also been named for George Steinbrenner and his family.
George Steinbrenner passed away on 13 July 2010. This is an online
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tribute in memory of George Steinbrenner. May he rest in peace.
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On 13th Jul 2010
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you will always be the yankees boss....R.I.P.
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George Steinbrenner

This is an online memorial in memory of George Steinbrenner. George Michael Steinbrenner III was principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. His outspokenness and role in driving up player salaries made him one of the sport's most controversial figures. George Steinbrenner was also a former Cleveland shipping magnate.
Known as a hands-on baseball executive, he earned the nickname "The Boss." His tendency to meddle in daily on-field decisions, and to hire and fire (and sometimes re-hire) managers led then-Yankees skipper Dallas Green to give him the derisive nickname "Manager George."
During George Steinbrenner's ownership from 1973 to his death, the longest in club...

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Rest in peace George
I first met George at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of George
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George inspired me to ****
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