Reaction to the death of New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner:
"George was The Boss, make no mistake. He built the Yankees into champions and that's something nobody can ever deny. He was a very generous, caring, passionate man. George and I had our differences, but who didn't? We became great friends over the last decade and I will miss him very much."
-- Former Yankee Yogi Berra
"On behalf of baseball, I am very saddened by the passing this morning of George Steinbrenner. ...