The entrepreneur George Steinbrenner died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Irascible owner of the New York Yankees from 1973 until his passing. He was known for his winning record and for developing such greats as Reggie Jackson.
He had four children with his wife Joan Zieg.
“As I’ve always said, the way New Yorkers back us we have to produce for them.” (George Steinbrenner)
“Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa.” (George Steinbrenner)
“Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.” (George Steinbrenner)
“You shouldn’t have any betting in the locker room at all, whether it’s baseball or it’s horses. You can’t beat the horses. You can’t beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds.” (George Steinbrenner)
“I’m really 95 percent Mr. Rogers, and only 5 percent Oscar the Grouch.'” (George Steinbrenner)