Found December 07, 2012 on
Lady Loves Pinstripes:
George Steinbrenner(Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The New York Yankeeshot stove has felt more like an icebox this off-season, and every one wants to know why.
As this winter has been full of mix messages, causing a wave of emotions amongst Yankee fans with some sad, others angry and the rest remain in complete denial.
While other MLB ball clubs are getting stronger, faster and younger the Yankees have gotten perpetually worse; and fans have Hal Steinbrenner to thank for that.
So it is about time George’s son gave some answers behind his logic because what is happening here is unfair, unjust and it is damaging the game of baseball at its core.
So, if you got the chance to sit down with Hal what would you want to know?
Well, here are the six questions I would ask the Yankees inherited owner.
1) Following the announcement on November 20, 2012 of the mega-deal between YGE and News Corp, you stated to the Associated Press:
“The Steinbrenner family expects to have a continuing, long-term ow...
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Not Cashman? Are the Yankees brass pulling another Rafael Soriano type move here?
There was also an article by Joel Sherman in today's New York Post where he says that George Steinbrenner and the old Yankees brass would never pass up on the chance of getting Josh Hamilton in Pinstripes, which is very true. It will be interesting to see how this whole thing plays out.
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