George Steinbrenner

O’Neill was key cog in Yankee dynasty

O’Neill was key cog in Yankee dynasty
August 25, 2012 No Comments »

When he was six years old, little Paul O’Neill and his father attended a Reds/Pirates game at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. The boy posed for a photo holding a toy bat, and luck would have it that Pittsburgh star Roberto ... Read More »

C.C., Teixeira best free agent signings in Yankee history?

C.C., Teixeira best free agent signings in Yankee history?
August 9, 2012 No Comments »

In the long history of New York Yankees lucrative (and at times outrageously audacious) free agent signings, there have been many duds,   but for every few bogus contracts that George Steinbrenner and his heirs have eaten, there have been ... Read More »

Evaluating the Hall of Fame's Expansion Era Ballot

Evaluating the Hall of Fame's Expansion Era Ballot
November 30, 2010 1 Comment »

Next week the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of a veterans committee election that considers 12 candidates from the Expansion Era. It's the first election in the new Hall of Fame balloting process that has the voting ... Read More »

Yankees worst free agent signings

Yankees worst free agent signings
November 12, 2010 No Comments »

In many ways the New York Yankees and owner George Steinbrenner helped create the free agent market in baseball. When the Oakland A's failed to pay an insurance premium on Catfish Hunter following the 1974 season, the right-handed pitcher became ... Read More »