Death of George Steinbrenner

July 4, 1930 - July 13, 2010
Tampa, Florida | Age 80

Yankees owner dies of massive heart attack
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RONALD BLUM, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — He was baseball's bombastic Boss.

He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships.

He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again.

He butted heads with commissioners and fellow owners, insulted his players and dominated tabloid headlines — even upstaging the All-Star game on the day of...

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