R.I.P George Steinbrenner

Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
TAMPA, FL - APRIL 01: Owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees watches play against the Philadelphia Phillies at George Steinbrenner Field April 1, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Angels V Yankees
Angels V Yankees
New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani (front row, left) talks with Yankees owner George Steinbrenner (right) behind a ball boy during a game between the Anaheim Angels and the New York Yankees at Shea Stadium in Flushing, Queens, New York, April 15, 1998. The Yankees defeated the Angels 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Steve Moore/Allsport
Yankees Spring Training Practice
Yankees Spring Training Practice
TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 24: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner speaks to the media after the Yankees practice on February 24, 2004 at the Yankees spring training complex in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Phillies v Yankees
Phillies v Yankees
TAMPA, FL - MARCH 5: Owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees autographs baseballs before the start of their game against the Philadelphia Phillies during Spring Training March 5, 2004 at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) of New York City shakes hands with owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees during a press conference announcing plans for a new Yankee Stadium in the Stadium Club room at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The new $800 million ballpark would be built adjacent to the current Yankee Stadium and could be ready in time for the start of the 2009 season. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) of New York City talks with owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees during a press conference announcing plans for a new Yankee Stadium in the Stadium Club room at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The new $800 million ballpark would be built adjacent to the current Yankee Stadium and could be ready in time for the start of the 2009 season. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
NEW YORK - JUNE 15: (L-R) Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City, owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees and Governor George Pataki of New York State have a laugh during a press conference announcing plans for a new Yankee Stadium in the Stadium Club room at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The new $800 million ballpark would be built adjacent to the current Yankee Stadium and could be ready in time for the start of the 2009 season. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees speaks to the media during a press conference announcing plans for a new Yankee Stadium in the Stadium Club room at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The new $800 million ballpark would be built adjacent to the current Yankee Stadium and could be ready in time for the start of the 2009 season. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
New York Yankees Announce New Stadium Plans
NEW YORK - JUNE 15: (L-R) Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City, owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees and Governor George Pataki of New York State look at an illustration of the new Yankee Stadium during a press conference in the Stadium Club room at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The new $800 million ballpark would be built adjacent to the current Yankee Stadium and could be ready in time for the start of the 2009 season. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
TAMPA, FL - MARCH 2: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner looks at the field before the start of their preseason game against the Philadelphia Phillies March 2, 2006 at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
NEW YORK - AUGUST 16: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) and New York Governor George Pataki (4th L) join the New York Yankees and their principal owner George Steinbrenner (5th L) to break ground on a new $800 million stadium August 16, 2006 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The stadium, which will open in 2009, will be built adjacent to the existing stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
NEW YORK - AUGUST 16: New York Governor George Pataki (L) and New York Yankees principal owner George Steinbrenner (R) hold their shovels during the groundbreaking of a new $800 million stadium August 16, 2006 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The stadium, which will open in 2009, will be built adjacent to the existing stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
NEW YORK - AUGUST 16: New York Yankees principal owner George Steinbrenner speaks before breaking ground on a new $800 million stadium August 16, 2006 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The stadium, which will open in 2009, will be built adjacent to the existing Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
New York Yankees Break Ground For New Stadium
NEW YORK - AUGUST 16: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (L) speaks to New York Yankees principal owner George Steinbrenner (R) before breaking ground on a new $800 million stadium for the New York Yankees August 16, 2006 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The stadium, which will open in 2009, will be built adjacent to the existing Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
TAMPA, FL - MARCH 16: Owner George Steinbrenner (C) of the New York Yankees watches play from a skybox against the Cleveland Indians March 16, 2008 at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees won 7 - 6. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
79th MLB All-Star Game
79th MLB All-Star Game
NEW YORK - JULY 15: Yankee team owner George Steinbrenner is driven on the field before the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
79th MLB All-Star Game
79th MLB All-Star Game
NEW YORK - JULY 15: Yankee team owner George Steinbrenner is driven on the field before the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Team owner George Steinbrenner and his wife Joan watch the New York Yankees play against of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Yankees home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees
TAMPA, FL - APRIL 01: Owner George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees talks with his son, Hank, against the Philadelphia Phillies at George Steinbrenner Field April 1, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 16: Owner George Steinbrenner looks on from his luxury box during an opening day ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced the old Yankee Stadium as the Yankees home field. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 16: Owner George Steinbrenner (R) is seen on the jumbotron during an opening day ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced the old Yankee Stadium as the Yankees home field. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 16: Owner George Steinbrenner looks on from his luxury box during an opening day ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced the old Yankee Stadium as the Yankees home field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 16: Owner George Steinbrenner and his wife Joan (far L) look on from his luxury box during an opening day ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced the old Yankee Stadium as the Yankees home field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians v New York Yankees
NEW YORK - APRIL 16: Owner George Steinbrenner (R) is seen on the jumbotron during an opening day ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced the old Yankee Stadium as the Yankees home field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees, Game 1
Philadelphia Phillies v New York Yankees, Game 1
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: Team owner George Steinbrenner and his wife Joan watch the New York Yankees play against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game One of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on October 28, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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