Yankees' Top 5 Stories of 2010

In the year George Steinbrenner died, his team fell far short of his lofty standards

Updated: December 21, 2010, 12:39 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

We asked ESPNNewYork.com's beat writers to rank their five top stories of 2010. First up: Wallace Matthews, who covered the Yankees through a season of loss and then a tempestuous offseason. Check out Wally's picks and vote for yours in the poll at right.

1. George Steinbrenner dies

Whether you loved or hated George Steinbrenner -- and you can probably make a strong case either way -- there is no dispute that his death at age 80 on July 13 was the most momentous event ...

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