George SteinbrennerBorn: July 4, 1930Baseball
principal owner of NY Yankees since 1973; teams have won 9 pennants and 6 World Series (1977-78,96,98,99,00); has changed managers 21 times and GMs 11 times in 31 years; ordered by baseball commish Fay Vincent in 1990 to surrender control of club for dealings with small-time gambler; reinstated in 1993.
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