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Posted by: Jack Curry on May 11, 2011 at 04:46:13 PM

Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time around the Yankees across the last four decades has a Gene Monahan story. Most of the time, I guarantee, those stories revolve around how Monahan was classy, dignified or professional. Now that Monahan is retiring as the Yankees’ trainer after 2011, I want to share my Monahan story.

Spring Training with the Yankees was hectic in 1993. George Steinbrenner returned from a suspension to reclaim his position as principal owner and the man running the daily activities of the franchise. It was a major story, a story that essentially impacted everything else that happened that spring. Every beat reporter vied to be the first to secure an interview with Steinbrenner or at least be the first to snag some crumb of news about Steinbrenner and