Steinbrenner by Bill Madden
The Last Lion of Baseball

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If you love the New York Yankees, arguably the most storied franchise in all of sports—or even if you’re just a fan of baseball history, or big business bios—this biography of the larger-than-life team owner for the past four decades is a must for your bookshelf. For more than 30 years Bill Madden has covered the Yankees and Major League Baseball for the New York Daily News, and he brings all his insights and inside connections to Steinbrenner: the definitive biography of one of New York’s most intriguing and long-standing sports figures, Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
 

About Bill Madden

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For more than thirty years Bill Madden has covered the Yankees and Major League Baseball for the New York Daily News and has written several books about the Yankees. He lives in New Jersey.
 
Published April 22, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 800 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, History, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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(He was banned the first time for making illegal contributions to President Richard Nixon’s re-election campaign, the second time for paying off a gambler who had gathered dirt on Dave Winfield, a star player who had fallen out of favor.) Madden covered the team and Steinbrenner at the height ...

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Book Reporter

While dutifully covering Steinbrenner’s rightful banishment from the game in the 1970s because of his illegal campaign contributions to Richard Nixon’s presidential campaign, Madden goes to great lengths to show that his subject was unfairly treated by Commissioner Fay Vincent, who kicked him out...

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”I was frightened of my father,” Britain’s King George V is reputed to have said, “and I am damned well going to see that my children are frightened of me.” Substitute “employees” for “children” and you have the philosophy of George Steinbrenner, longtime boss of the New York Yankees and probably...

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Baseball America

There has rarely been a dull moment in New York since George Steinbrenner purchased the Yankees from CBS in 1973.

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