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George Steinbrenner

3 Ratings: 0.7
owner of the New York Yankees from 1973 until his death on 7/13/10.

Some love him - some hate him, but no one can deny the fact that George Steinbrenner stands alone as perhaps the most successful owner in all of professional sports. Often depicted as the villainous ruler of an "Evil Empire", the outspoken … see full wiki

2 reviews about George Steinbrenner
review by . July 13, 2010
I guess I didn't think much of the man.
 George Steinbrenner passed away today. He was 80 years old. I will shed no tears for this man because in my opinion he was largely responsible for the destruction of major league sports in this country. Outrageous player contracts, overblown egos, meddling owners, exorbitant ticket prices and overly ostentatious stadiums funded largely by taxpayer dollars are the enduring legacies of this ego-maniac. His legendary tirades and countless firings of Yankee managers were an embarrassment to the …
Quick Tip by . November 15, 2010
Loved to win, but didn't quite understand that it doesn't necessarily require an all-star army.
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