MLB owners approve shift of control of Yanks from George to Hal Steinbrenner
NEW YORK -- For more than three decades, George Steinbrenner's imprints were all over the New York Yankees.
Blockbuster trades, pricey signings, hirings, firings - they all needed his OK.
The omnipresent owner's colorful 35-year reign of pronouncements, threats and bluster ended Thursday when he passed control of baseball's most famous and successful franchise to his youngest son, Hal.
"I realize it's a great responsibility," said Hal
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