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The man who was once heir apparent to run the New York Yankees stood on the suite level at Steinbrenner Field as employees and friends stopped to shake hands and say hello.
These days, Steve Swindal works with players who hope to become Yankees - or Red Sox or Cardinals or anywhere else in the big leagues.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner's daughters, Swindal was a general partner of the team from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees' parent company. Steinbrenner designated him as his successor in June 2005.
Everything changed on Feb. 15, 2007, when Swindal was arrested early in the morning for driving under the influence. His wife, Jennifer, filed for divorce the following month, the Yankees bought out his ownership stake that November and George Steinbrenner turned control of the team over to son Hal Steinbrenner not long after.
''I'm always going be pulling for the Yankees,'' Swindal said. ''That's never going to go away.''
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