"If George Was Still Alive…"

In last night’s Open Thread, Steve asked us to complete the following sentence: “If George was still alive….” My response was as follows:

“….he’d probably wonder why people forgot that he was basically all bark and no bite once he came back from suspension, and...

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Discussion: Once Boss Is Gone, Will Kids Cash Out?

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Steve Lombardi, writing over at Was Watching this morning, surmised that the Steinbrenner clan may cash out of the Yankees once the Boss passes on. The suggestion was that most of the Junior Bosses do not really care that much about the team, and are simply running...

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The Boss To Be At Home Opener

From Newsday:

George Steinbrenner is expected to be at the new Yankee Stadium for the season opener on April 16, a person with knowledge of the situation told Newsday Thursday.

Steinbrenner, who is 78 and thought to be in frail health, has not been seen in New York since he attended last summer’s All-Star Game at...

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Who Throws Out The First Pitch?

The opening of the new Yankee Stadium is sure to come with plenty of pomp and circumstance. The guys at Dugout Central asked who would get tapped to throw out the first ball at the new place. The answers were to be expected, with Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, and the Boss getting the votes...

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Bernie And The Boss In Camp

Two interesting faces showed up at the Yankees spring training facility in Tampa this morning. The Boss, George Steinbrenner, made an appearance, as did Bernie Williams. Their showings are both nostalgic and poignant, while being a little bit sad as well:

Steinbrenner arrived at about 10 a.m., was brought...

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