George Steinbrenner: Thoughts on a Baseball Icon

Double G Sports@DoubleGSportsCorrespondent IJuly 14, 2010

The sports world was rocked yesterday morning as the news of the passing of New York Yankees long-time owner George Steinbrenner hit the air ways.

Baseball lost an icon when Steinbrenner suffered a massive heart attack at his Tampa, Florida  home on Tuesday morning. Yankees fans all across the country talked about their memories of the long-time team owner who brought them seven World Championships.

Steinbrenner, known across the sports world as "The Boss," is the greatest owner in sports history. Never before have we seen an owner mean so much to his team and its sport. I'm not sure we ever will see another quite like Mr. Steinbrenner.

ESPN and every other sports talk show I heard yesterday was all about George Steinbrenner. That includes The Nosebleeds with myself and Travis Williams. Travis and I were joined by Lisa Latino, The Yankee Princess, as we talked about our memories of The Boss. Click here to listen to our thoughts.

George Steinbrenner led an incredible life. One full of the pursuit of perfection. Filled with hard work, The Boss never settled for less. You can read all about his life in the latest book about him, Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball.

Continue reading this reflection at Double G Sports.

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