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George Steinbrenner honored by Page 2

Originally Published: July 13, 2010
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Among the greatest sports quotes is the one delivered by George Steinbrenner when he took over the New York Yankees in 1973: "I won't be active in the day-to-day operations of the club at all."

Well, he probably didn't plan to pay Carl Pavano $40 million to win nine games for him, either, but life doesn't always go strictly according to plan. However, the beauty of Steinbrenner is that, no matter what happened, it was usually pretty entertaining and always more compelling ...

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