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Badness of King George

The desire to be the best is admirable, but baseball can do without The Boss' overbearing presence.

Originally Published: February 11, 2004
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Look, I respect George Steinbrenner for his commitment to winning. I wish my local team had his win-at-all-costs attitude instead of being satisfied with just being "good enough.''

But why does Steinbrenner have to be such a jerk about everything?

Winning championships doesn't have to come with an ego so inflated it should be floating down Broadway in the Macy's parade. Going to the World Series doesn't mean you have to treat your employees as if they were a lower form of animal, ...

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