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#1 Neb00rs

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 08:55 AM

Wow RIP, didn't see this coming. What a legend.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:03 AM

He was 80 and hasnt been seen in public in a few years now. I cant say its a shock, but its definitely a surprise considering the timing.

The all-star game and the rest of the Yankees season will be very interesting.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:50 AM

I was absolutely shocked when I heard this when I woke up this morning. He was no doubt one of the most influential people in the history of baseball. I still kind of don't believe it.

RIP

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:53 AM

Rest in peace. One of the biggest influences on tri-state sports. For better or worse he will be remembered as a driving force behind the Yankees amd MLB in general.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:55 AM

Simply the best. God Bless You George. RIP
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:31 AM

Right on the heels of Sheppard. Wow! What a week for the Yankee fans.

Obviously he's a huge figure in Yankees history, but if I'm remembering this correctly, he's even bigger because of how he bought the team when New York was in a Newark-like decline and chose to keep them there when others thought they should relocate. That was probably a very propitious moment for the city as a whole.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:36 AM

RIP George. You really were the best owner on the planet. Thanks for the 7 trophies while you were here. No better way to go out then on the heels of the 2009 title. Thanks George, for everything
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:42 AM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:58 AM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.

You are a pathetic human being. So in two separate threads about people dying, you have made fun of them/insulted them. I'm looking very much forward to the "'7' has died today =[ " thread started, so I can post a " :rofl: " smiley face in it. I hope you get fvcked by an AIDS dick so you can die slowly.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:29 AM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.

Yeah he was a terrible person, ignore the fact that he donated millions of dollars to various charities throughout his life and the only condition it carried was that it was anonymous :rolleyes:


RIP George
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:32 AM

Yeah he was a terrible person, ignore the fact that he donated millions of dollars to various charities throughout his life and the only condition it carried was that it was anonymous :rolleyes:


RIP George


he also took care of all the old players, giving them jobs in spring training and making sure they were alright. One of a kind
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:45 AM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.

This post certainly isn't necessary but anyways: you can't blame Steinbrenner for "buying" championships. It's not against the rules to spend a sh!tload of money if you can. Anyone in his position would have done the same thing. It's the MLB in general that is a joke for not implementing rules against it.

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:49 AM

RIP George. Even coming from a Mets fan he was one of the best (if not the best) GM/owners in all of baseball history. Yankees Org., team, and fans are really being hit with sadness this week. First sheppard then the boss. definitley class act. just one of a kind. RIP.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:58 AM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.

This is probably the most unclassy things I have ever seen or heard written or spoken.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 01:26 PM

George Steinbrenner found out today that you can buy championships...but you can't buy your way into heaven.


Don't feed the :troll1:

R.I.P. George thanks for the joy you have given us Yankee fans over the years.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 01:36 PM

I am not an admirer of George Steinbrenner, but I can watch this over and over. RIP.


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Posted 13 July 2010 - 01:48 PM

"If you do something good for someone and more than one person knows about it, you did it for the wrong reason." - George Steinbrenner

R.I.P.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 02:05 PM

First Shep, now The Boss. I am quite saddened by his death. As a life long Yankees fan (I go back to '76), life was never boring when George was in the papers. That said, he bought passion and the Yankees back to the top of the baseball world. God Bless you George.

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 03:37 PM

Interesting note from TG:

Lamoriello revealed that Steinbrenner watched Game 7 of the Devils’ Stanley Cup win over Anaheim on television from his office at the Meadowlands. Lamoriello said Steinbrenner attended a few Devils’ games during the YankeeNets-Puck Holdings years, but didn’t want to draw attention to himself, so he did not sit in the crowd.

“He wasn’t public,” Lamoriello said. ‘He didn’t go to a lot (of Devils’ games), but he was there for our seventh game. He did things like that because he wanted to not because of publicity. He was never afraid to say what he thought, which is what I admired about him.”


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Posted 13 July 2010 - 04:36 PM

RIP George Steinbrenner



Thanks for restoring the Yankee legacy and commitment to excellence. No owner in the history of sports wanted to win more than you. Heart of a champion. True Yankee legend. You will be missed.
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