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GEORGE STEINBRENNER RUMORS

George Steinbrenner, Jerry Lucas, and the NBA in Cleveland?

You know the NBA planted its flag in Cleveland in 1970, with the inaugural season of the Cavaliers. Unlike me, you may also have known that Cleveland was this close to joining the NBA less than ten years earlier. By the end of the 1950s, the National Industrial Basketball League had been in operation for over ten seasons. Originally formed as a league for mill workers, the teams...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why did the Yankees pass on Andrew Friedman? And why is Hal Steinbrenner like Hermey the Elf?

Yesterday, after hearing about how the Los Angeles Dodgers swooped up and signed Andrew Friedman, after firing GM Ned Colletti, I was natrually peeved. As my friend Sully put it, the Dodgers have back-to-back seasons making the playoffs, and they fire their GM, while the Yankees have back-to-back seasons, and give their GM a new contract. Good grief.I have had my eye on Andrew Friedman...
Via Subway Squawkers
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner finally speaks, and shows that he couldn't manage a one-car funeral

So Hal (Rip Van Winkle) Steinbrenner has finally woken from his summer slumber and spoken to the media for the first time in two months. He talked to Michael Kay on the Yankee broadcaster's ESPN New York radio show yesterday, a day after I wondered where the heck Hal was. But I think Hal would have made a much better impression by doing the interview in person, given that Kay...
Via Subway Squawkers
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees grounds crew has major trouble with tarp as rainstorm arrives (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees grounds crew was caught unprepared during Monday night's game as they had trouble rolling out the tarp when a sudden rainstorm hit Yankee Stadium. It happened in the fourth inning when a sudden downpour forced the umpires to call for a rain delay. The field was already fairly wet by the time the grounds crew...
Via Holdout Sports
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Excuse me Hal what are you doing to the New York Yankees

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...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Hot Stove: My Hal Steinbrenner conspiracy theory

The latest rumor swirling around Yankee Universe is not a potential signing of a big name free agent to fill one of the team’s numerous holes. September 20, 2010 – G. Steinbrenner tribute at Yankee Stadium.(Photo credit: ladylovespins) It has been reported by the New York Times that media giant News Corp is close to a deal to own a minority share of the YES Network. The price...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

George Steinbrenner is Rolling Over

In Trinity, FL, some 1,144 miles south of Yankee Stadium, George Steinbrenner, aka “The Boss”, is rolling over in his grave wondering how the Yankees could blow a 10 game lead. While there is still plenty of baseball left, “The Boss” would’ve never let it get this interesting. At the 5 game mark, Steinbrenner would’ve invited himself into the clubhouse for a good ‘ol...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss
BY GEORGE

Report: Sale of Yankees explored

The New York Daily News reports that the Steinbrenners are exploring the possibility of selling the team. Managing partner Hal Steinbrenner calls the report "complete fiction."

Via NESN.com
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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