Secretary recalls working for The Boss

Updated: July 13, 2010, 11:09 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- When Judi Rivkin heard that George Steinbrenner died on Tuesday, she immediately thought it was "the end of an era."

Those thoughts were echoed by baseball fans around the country after word trickled out that the New York Yankees' longtime owner died at a Tampa hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack.

But Rivkin had a closer view than most.

She served as George Steinbrenner's personal secretary from the winter of 1987 ...

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