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George Steinbrenner

George Steinbrenner (Executive.  Born, Rocky River, OH, July 4, 1930; died, Tampa, FL, July 13, 2010.) One of the most visible figures in New York sports history, George Michael Steinbrenner, III, owned the Yankees longer than anyone else had, and reestablished the team as the sport’s flagship franchise team during his tumultuous 37-year ownership, though his […]

Earl Monroe

Earl Monroe (Pro basketball. Born, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 21, 1944.) Of all of the trades made by the New York Knicks in their history, few excited Knicks fans as much as the deal on Nov. 10, 1971, that sent Dave Stallworth, Mike Riordan, and cash to the Baltimore Bullets for Earl (the Pearl) Monroe. Over […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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