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A brief history of how George Steinbrenner bought the Yankees

Come into my library, sit down, grab a glass of whiskey, and relax… it’s time for another history edition of The Bronx Pinstripes Show.

Last week, because of the league shutdown due to COVID-19, I did a brief history ofย MLB shortened seasons. I really enjoyed researching and recording it, so I decided to give it another go, but this time I wanted to do a Yankees-specific topic.

I settled on how Steinbrenner bought he Yankees because I remembered he invested some crazy-low number in the team and wound up owning the majority of the $4-billion dollar franchise. How did that happen? What are the facts behind the sale? How did Steinbrenner go from Cleveland businessman to one of the most powerful owners in sports?

Check out the episode to find out:

If you have suggestions for future topics, tweet me @Andrew_Rotondi.