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George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire

The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

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For 34 years, he berated his players and tormented Yankees managers and employees. He played fast and loose with the rules, and twice could have gone to jail. He was banned from baseball for life—but was allowed back in the game. Yet George Steinbrenner also built the New York Yankees from a mediocre team into the greatest sports franchise in America. The Yankees won ten pennants and six World Series during his tenure. Now acclaimed sportswriter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock tells the fascinating story of “”The Boss,”” from his Midwestern childhood through his decades-long ownership of the Yankees–the longest in the team’s history.

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