Steinbrenner's Yankee highlights

Updated: July 13, 2010, 1:26 PM ET
Associated Press

Highlights of George Steinbrenner's career as owner of the New York Yankees:

Jan. 3, 1973 -- Heads group that purchases Yankees from CBS Inc.

Sept. 30, 1973 -- Manager Ralph Houk resigns, the first of 20 managerial changes under Steinbrenner through 1995.

Aug. 30, 1974 -- Fined $15,000 by U.S. District Court in Cleveland following guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to make illegal campaign contributions. Is suspended on Nov. 27 by baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn for ...

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