George Steinbrenner

David Wells once threatened to ‘beat the s–t’ out of George Steinbrenner

David Wells once threatened to beat up the Boss. The former Yankees pitcher appeared on David Cone’s Jomboy Media podcast, “Toeing the Slab,” and recounted the time he threatened to “beat the s–t” out of George Steinbrenner’s during a testy locker room exchange. As Wells tells it, it was 1997, shortly after he joined the Yankees. He was on the receiving end of a Jeffrey Maier-type fan-interference event in right field, and told Steinbrenner to make some modifications to Yankee Stadium. “I go, ‘George, you gotta do something with that fence. Last year it benefitted you and today it hurt us,’” Wells...
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Derek Jeter, Keith Hernandez, and George Steinbrenner: 'Seinfeld's Top 5 Baseball Moments

Although it may be a show about nothing, Seinfeld is also a show about baseball. From George Costanza’s tenure working for the New York Yankees to Kramer’s violent confrontations with baseball legends, Seinfeld has repeatedly used baseball references and player cameos throughout its nine season run. This probably has a lot to do with the show’s co-creators, Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, both being dedicated New York baseball fans. David grew up a Yankees fan and famously provided the rambling, scatter-brained voice of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in 13 of the show’s episodes. Seinfeld, raised on Long Island, is a life-long Mets fan who apparently couldn’t resist the opportunity to go on a fictional, televised “date” with Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez.

Yankees’ George Steinbrenner gets high praise from Mets’ Buck Showalter

The relationship between new Mets manager Buck Showalter and legendary Yankees owner George Steinbrenner had a long history. The Yankees drafted Showalter in 1977 and he played in their minor leagues for seven seasons before starting his rise through the ranks of team brass. Eventually, he became manager in 1991, a tour of duty that lasted through the 1995 season.

Steve Cohen = 21st Century George Steinbrenner

Reggie Jackson was one of multiple future Hall of Famers signed by George Steinbrenner.New York Yankees. The other owners should have seen this coming: by throwing bags of bullion out of airplanes, Steve Cohen has pushed the salary spiral into the stratosphere. For everyone.
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Hall of Fame’s steroid cloud goes back to George Steinbrenner, Bud Selig

Oh, she’ll be comin’ ’round the mountain when she comes, when she comes. This past Monday, the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame eligibles were posted. Let the debates begin! Same old stuff? Sure, but it might supply middle relief to all those sports radio and TV get-rich come-ons to go-broke betting parlays.

New York Mets channel ghost of George Steinbrenner

There is a degree of frustration surrounding the New York Mets. The internal expectations were that they would be a freight train to the postseason, a juggernaut that would not stop until October. However, as the Mets have hovered around .500 all season, it is fair to say that the train has yet to leave the station.