Results for tag: George Steinbrenner: 1930-2010
Posted by: Chris Shearn on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:02:42 PM

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? In this case, the answer would be a resounding yes. In the vast landscape of baseball, Mr. Steinbrenner was the ultimate redwood tree. His rings, however, had nothing to do with telling people how old he was, they told a much different story. His rings told people of how successful he was as an owner in the game of baseball.

January 3, 1973 is the day Mr. Steinbrenner took over a Yankees team that couldn't get out of its own way. Yes, the New York Yankees one of the most successful franchises in the history of the game, were a shell of their former dominant selves. The team that ruled the 1920's, 30's, 40's, 50's, and early 60's was almost completely erased from the pages of the game. And it was a twist

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