Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  47°
High 88°
Thursday
Low  38°
High 74°
Friday
Low  32°
High 59°
Saturday
Low  45°
High 72°
Sunday
Low  49°
High 85°
Monday
Low  50°
High 88°
Tuesday
Low  42°
High 84°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 72°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies at 80
07/13/2010

The man who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire -- through a combination of bluster and big bucks -- has died. George Steinbrenner was 80 years old.

A person close to Steinbrenner says he had a heart attack and was taken to a hospital in Tampa, Fla., where he died this morning.

For more than 30 years, he lived up to his billing as "the Boss" -- a nickname he earned and clearly enjoyed as he ruled with an iron fist.

He was known for feuds -- including his firings of manager Billy Martin, and his clash with Yankees great Yogi Berra.

Steinbrenner was in fragile health for years, resulting in fewer public appearances and pronouncements. His sons Hal and Hank took over the operation of the family businesses.

© Copyright AP News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Police Seek Shooting Suspects
LPD Makes Arrest In Death Investigation
Couple Arrested In 1992 Dodge City Murder
Liberal Shooting UPDATE
10 Finalists Named in Rotary Cub Grocery Grab
Garden City Tank Manufacturing Plant Cuts 80 Jobs
Tyrone Fire Department Receives Training
Redskins Ground Eagles in Baseball Opener
Voter Citizenship Lawsuit Filed With The Supreme Court
Baker Arts Center Receives Grant
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Governor To Sign Conceal Carry Bill
Liberal Shooting UPDATE
Redskin Bats Hot in Sweep Over Ulysses
Wagner is KJCCC West Pitcher of the Week
LHS Softball Shows Improvement in Game Two at Ulysses
LHS Softball Opens with Hope
Tyrone Fire Department Receives Training
Phon-a-Thon at SCCC/ATS Starts Strong
Emporia Edges Liberal in First Round of Titan Classic
Seward Stays Hot Sweeping Clarendon
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group