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George Steinbrenner Net Worth

George Steinbrenner Net Worth

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He was the primary owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball (MLB) team New York Yankees for 37 years until his departure at the age of 80 and was also involved in the Great Lakes shipping industry. Using the longest possession in team history, the Yankees earned seven World Series titles and 11 pennants. He was clearly one of the sport’s most contentious figures because of being frank and with his part in driving up player salaries.

George Steinbrenner Net Worth $14 Billion

Nicknames “The Manager”, Steinbrenner was known as a hands on baseball executive. He had a tendency to meddle in daily on-field decisions, and to hire and fire, and sometimes even rehire, supervisors. He was given the derisive nickname “Manager George” by former Yankees manager Dallas Green. He was the first owner to offer broadcast rights to Cable TV, thus creating a new income stream enjoyed by many teams now. He was also active in the sport of thoroughbred racing and Forbes Magazine listed him at Number 380 of the 400 Richest Americans.

Born George Michael Steinbrenner III on July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, Ohio, he was of Irish and German ancestry. In 1944, he entered Culver Military Academy in Northern Indiana and graduated in 1948. In 1952, he received his BA from Williams College in Massachusetts. He served as sports editor of The Williams Records, played piano in the band, and played halfback on the football team in his senior year.

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